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What can countries learn from the Sri Lankan blasts?   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2019-4-24 19:07:45 |Display all floors
"It must be hoped that the two factions of the dysfunctional Sri Lankan government can rise to the occasion in this national emergency, when their country needs a healing touch and at least a semblance of national unity."

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1584austin Post time: 2019-4-24 16:42
You are banging your head against the wall there mate.

if you want something in life get off your backside, and do it yourself!! don't rely on others to do it for you

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Post time 2019-4-25 10:39:43 |Display all floors
dostoevskydr Post time: 2019-4-24 19:04
"It was specifically mentioned in intelligence that Sri Lankan authorities received from India on Ap ...

Yes, exactly like I said, Sri Lanka paid a huge price for not taking terrorism threats seriously!  Total deaths to-date is 395, with hundreds more injured, second largest after 911.

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dostoevskydr Post time: 2019-4-24 19:05
"There is at least one thing on which the seemingly parallel administrations of Wickremesinghe and S ...

The local terrorists had a lot of overseas support, no doubt!

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Post time 2019-4-25 15:18:08 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2019-4-25 10:40
The local terrorists had a lot of overseas support, no doubt!

Without such support, remember one of the earliest groups to utilize modern terrorist techniques was the Fenian Brotherhood and its offshoot the Irish Republican Brotherhood...
Both  were founded in 1858 as revolutionary, militant nationalist and Catholic groups, both in Ireland and among the emigre community in the United States...

  

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Post time 2019-4-26 13:53:17 |Display all floors
What lessons?  Plenty; take terrorism threats seriosuly, have religious harmony.  Now Muslim Sri Lankans are living in fera of reprisals for the church bombings. One said she had been ordered out of her rental home by her landlord. If religious tensions build up, more problems will arise!

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Post time 2019-4-26 17:26:41 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2019-4-26 13:53
What lessons?  Plenty; take terrorism threats seriosuly, have religious harmony.  Now Muslim Sri Lan ...

"These attacks have made three things clear.

One, whether Isis exists there or not, home-grown Islamic militant hard-line groups do exist in Sri Lanka. They may be small in number, but they are making inroads into educated middle-class young Muslims. This situation is the result of the policies adopted by rightwing governments in Sri Lanka that marginalised and alienated the Muslim population. It is important that these attacks are not used to further alienate and isolated the Muslim community."

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