Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Reframing the Nigerian Terrorist Debate

In the last few days alone, more than forty people have died of terror attacks, many of them Muslim and of course, non western. However, there has been little outcry, instead we'd rather spend hours talking about one foiled attack. Where are all the intelligence agencies cooperating with Pakistan on who the terrorist blood suckers within their borders are? Where is the tightening of scrutiny of extremists flighting from the west to congregate in Yemen and Somalia? None, Somali lives aren't worth the effort at prevention. Only American lives are good enough.

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