During the 2nd world war, most if not all occupied contries had resistance
movements. I personally knew Danes who killed the enemy by shooting the
enemy or, on a lesser scale, put sugar in the gas tanks of enemy cars. I am
sure that the Germans thought of this as terrorism while the occupied
nations called it resistance.
I expect that the Muslim countries which are being bombed or attacked see
this as terrorism against them and their attacks on the western countries as
In my opinion, terrorism cannot be stopped by bombing or other war measures.
There is always someone else willing to carry out terrorist attacks. I
predict that Trump's effort to keep Muslims out of the USA will fail because
it is just one more irritant which will encourage more acts of terrorism.
IMO, the ONLY way to stop terrorist acts is to stop the bombing, stop the
shelling, remove all soldiers from the Muslim countries and let them look
after their own problems. Without a reason for terrorist acts, they will
Now this is probably not a palatable solution for many countries, it is, I
think, the only solution.