Saturday, March 26, 2016

The key to dealing with terrorism? Assuming it won’t go away

Dan Peleschuk,

Image from article, with caption: A street memorial at the Place de la Bourse to victims of this week's bomb attack in Brussels, Belgium.

[F]or the authorities, there’s also what the German Marshall Fund expert describes as a dilemma of public diplomacy: On one hand, citizens expect to be kept safe from terrorism by a functioning and capable state. But on the other, completely eradicating terrorism — just like with violent crime — is simply unrealistic. ...
It’s an extraordinarily difficult public affairs challenge for any government . ...

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