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Blowback in Paris

Blowback in Paris

Middle East Eye

The best analysis I’ve seen on the broader context of this terrorist attack comes from Nafeez Ahmed in the Middle East Eye. His key argument: «We must not fall into the trap of the terrorists themselves – the inability to recognize the suffering of the Other, their wholesale demonization, the acceptance of their indiscriminate destruction as a necessary means to a ‹greater good.›»