New counter-radicalization approach makes more sense than bombs and condolences
By Angelo PersichilliJun. 19, 2017
We need to develop a strategy to counter the activity of the terrorists and deliver a message to the same people they prey on to make them believe that martyrdom isn’t the only answer to their problems.
Angelo Perichilli writes that he hopes Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale will move quickly to create the Office of the Community Engagement and Counter-Radicalization Coordinator. The Hill Times photograph by Rachel AIello
TORONTO—Terrorism is like the Hydra of Lerna, the mythological monster capable of regenerating two heads whenever Hercules chopped one off. I don’t know how or if Hercules eventually killed the Hydra, just as I am not sure how to defeat terrorism.
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