By Farhat Amin
What will be the outcome of 2010?
Whatever the outcome, one thing is certain that government priorities will change, public spending will be cut and bonuses will be given for failure. Sounds like business as usual.
Cynicism is not the answer, far from it. Times will be tough, that much is guaranteed but challenges can always be met face on. What is the point of this blog, some may be asking. Well the answer is that regardless of how disillusioned we become as individuals...
The problem of violent extremism, which tends to dominate the headlines, is very real. But unfortunately, the headlines can often obscure the complex social factors from which the threat of terrorism emerges as a final result. Currently, the government’s approach to preventing violent extremism or countering terrorism is in danger of dealing overwhelmingly with symptoms, rather than root structural causes. There is a tendency toward ‘widening the net’ in the effort to find evidence of terrorist...
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