Mourning …

Thinking, today, about Robert Hall and John Ridsdel, two Canadians butchered by the Filipino terrorist gang Abu Sayef and, of course, of the 50 people murdered by a deranged man in Orlando Florida …

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… although many will, I am not going to draw links between Islam and homophobia and, and, and … I think that the problem of criminal gangs that masquerade as Islamist, or maybe Islamist who act like criminal gangs, and, especially the “lone wolves,” makes simple, on-size-fits-all solutions very problematical. I’ve said before that I don’t think we “do” counter-insurgency very well I suspect that these incidents will further cloud our thinking.

But none of that eases the sadness I feel for the victims of these beastly attacks and for their families and friends.

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