"What is the goal of the Islamist terrorist? Scare and divide. He seeks to divide Muslims from the rest of the population to draw them under his political authority. Terrorists must know that they do not scare us and that they will not achieve their goal," he said in a separate statement on Twitter. FEAR MUST CHANGE SIDES Another European Parliament member, Jean-Paul Garraud, drew attention to the French jails which are considered to be a breeding ground for extremism. … [Read more...] about French Lawmakers Call for Tough Action on Those Refusing to Assimilate, Fiche S Extremists
It's been difficult. Many of the same problems that afflicted the Arab world in 2001 are still present and have been aggravated by the upheavals of the Arab Spring. The outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, speaks of "pervasive instability, disenfranchised groups, ethnic conflict, [and] religious conflict in the Middle East and North Africa that will take a decade or more to resolve." … [Read more...] about 9/11 anniversary: How has terrorism changed in the past 14 years?