Wednesday, December 12, 2012

What the War on Terror Will Look Like in 2030


In time for Christmas, the National Intelligence Council is predicting that Islamic terrorism will come to an end by 2030. And that seems reasonable.

What room will there be for headchopping barbarians in the enlightened world of tomorrow where food comes in pill form, flying cars take you around the country in a minute and everyone follows international law?

By 2034, the last murder will have taken place and by 2042, a scientific cure will be found for crime. By 2051, even bad thoughts will have been eliminated.

In the real world, by 2030, there will be countless emirates, many no more than small terrorist groups, but some of which control sizable territories.

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