Asia: (1) Pakistan will continue to operate as a rogue country. Taliban’s propensity to flee into Pakistan, then to rest and re-arm, seemingly at will, will remain unbridlled. The monster cannot be caged. (2) Afghanistan will continue to march towards peace and development notwithstand the occasional hiccups, caused by the notorious Taliban elements. (3) Violence will escalate in Sri Lanka as Tamil Tigers rebels or terrorists shall abandon the temporary truce. The truce broaker country The Netherlands will have to think again to undertake the exercise. (4) Islamist terrorists shall have a field day in Bangladesh in South East Asia. (5) Indonesia, the most populous Muslim country in the world will witness fewer terrorist incidents Asia-Pacific: (6) Australia will remain vulnerable to terrorist activities despite the tough measures, taken by the Howard government to insulate the country from the scorage of terrorism. Africa: (7) Sudan will continue to defy the concern of the world towards inhumanitarian treatment of its subjects. More African countries would resort to violation of human rights. Europe: (8) The U.K. will face less terrorist incidents, in pareticular activities such as 7/7. (9) France and Belgium will face increased terrorist activities. (10) The Netherlands, Germany and other European countries will mark decline in terrorist activities. Most of the European countries shall refrain to sacrifice their cherished goal of liberty and justice to all even in the wake of gravest provocation. However, more countries will enact laws to curtail human rights by enacting despotic anti-terrorist laws. Russia and CIS countries: (11) Russia and CIS countries (Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) will resort to more violation of human rights, giving impetus to terrorism in turn. Middle-east: (12) Iran will be on way to recovery despite increased Shia-Sunni strife. (13) Muslim religious extremists will enjoy democratic power in Egypt. (14) Aramco of Saudi Arabia, producing 1/8 (10 million barrels day) of the world’s consumption shall retain its potential vulnerability to terrorism. The United States of America (15) The U.S. will make attempts to come out from the Iraq’s muddle. It will remain concerned with the growing image of Venezualan leader Chivaz. It will come under pressure to close its notorious prison Guantanamo Bay in its naval base in Cuba. President Bush will have to face sharp decline in his popularity. The US will refrain from attacking Iran and Syria or any other country. South America: (16) Venezuela will remain a thorn in the US side GLOBAL: (17) More voices against the monster of terrorism, which has done more harm to Islam, shall be raised within the Muslim community. The saner elements among Muslims will muster courage to decry terrorist incidents using the cover of Islam. (18) There shall be a marked decline in the instances of ‘dying to kill’ (suicide terrorism) which is also called fidayeen attacks. (19) Islamophobia in the west shall decline. (20) Increasing materialism in the world in the wake of globalisation shall reduce the heat of terrorism. No major or large scale terrorist incident will be in the coming year.