Tassos Symeonides (PhD)
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can
Gaius Julius Caesar
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 13 December 2015
The Paris outrage has stunned the West. Disbelief is mixed with anger. Anger is justified. Disbelief is not.
Ever since 9/11, the West has waged a two-pronged war: one against Islamic terrorism, the other against itself.
Fighting the Islamist fanatics bent on death and destruction is far easier, it turns out, than competing with those inside the gates, who find any form of aggressive defense "a breach of human rights."..Read more