Terrorism is a phenomenon that is specifically associated with the 21st century, though it has a relation with history. It is an international framework of organized violence transcending state boundaries through suicide bombing, terrorist attacks, airplane crashes etc. The attacks of 9/11 were the landmark of the emergence of this phenomenon in a globalized world of modern era because they were completely different from all previous incidents of terror. Global terrorism has been linked with Islamic Jihadi Organizations and state sponsored terrorism since this catastrophic event. This theory has both its supporters and opponents. The opponents of this theory generally emphasize the limited role and infrastructure of these Jihadi organizations and object to exaggerated propaganda of the West, especially USA, whereas, the supporters of the theory consider global terrorism the biggest threat to global security. This article analyzes this global issue to explore its hidden complexities in relation to US counter terrorism strategy and Jihadi organizations.