The world is facing a constant flux of circumstances with regard to asymmetrical warfare. Previously, terrorists had their bedrock in the underprivileged youth who had grievances about perceived injustices. The modern terrorist is homegrown, urbane, affluent and with a bright future to boot. Militaries in places like Afghanistan are facing the possibility of jihadi soldiers in their ranks who are increasingly turning their guns on their colleagues. The 9/11 stunt was carried out by trainee pilots. The future seems uncertain indeed.