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Why Do We Downplay This Terror Issue?

| June 15, 2016

It's hard to find something positive to hold onto when a tragedy as awful as the Orlando shooting strikes. After all, Sunday's attack claimed the lives of 49 people, while leaving more than 50 more hurt, making it the worst terrorist attack in the United States since September 11, 2001.

But in the aftermath of the horror of Orlando, just as was the case with the San Bernardino shootings last year, one thing is clear: There are actually only a limited number of ways to stop terrorism, or indeed, any mass violence motivated by a warped ideology....

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