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Friday, December 9, 2022

Our Overreaction to Terrorist Attacks Like Paris Is Only Making Things Worse

I am troubled by what the Paris terror attacks say about our country’s continuing failure to properly understand terrorist methodologies and formulate more effective counterterrorism responses. I’m particularly troubled by the sensationalistic .. media coverage of them. If we continue to aggrandize the violent acts of a handful of marginalized individuals into existential threats to western civilization, our over-reactions will continue sapping our resources while empowering extremists of all sorts.

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