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Bombing Campaigns Can't Stop Franchise Terrorism

History has shown us you may be able to bomb and kill your enemy -- but your enemies' ideas can never die. In fact, this could result in popularizing the ideas and harden its believers. Current Islamists extremists know this well, that is why they have developed a business model that is fuelled by reacting to the actions of the West. Bombs and air campaigns cannot stop the social phenomena that lead to the expansion of the Un-Islamic State; we need a sustained counter narrative to defeat this new form of terrorism. We need to show respect and vocalize how our diversity is our strength; fostering a narrative of inclusivity.
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Ottawa Shooting Inflated The Rhetoric Of 'Homegrown Terrorism'

As Canadians mark the one-year anniversary of the Ottawa shooting today, Muslim communities around the country will be sharing in the sorrow at the deaths of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent but will also be reminded of some of the ugly rhetoric that accompanied the tragedy and the unwelcome attention it drew to their faith.
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Ottawa Shooting Remembered A Year Later

OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. David Johnston rejects the notion that the country was fundamentally changed by the attacks that killed two Canadian military members a year ago. While that may be true, there was c...