MICK Hume argues that the target of terrorism is often not physical, but exploits our worst fears. At a time when many distrust how their government deals with threat, he writes: “As we recoil in horror from what has been happening in Russia, let us try to remember that the corrosive culture of fear poses the greatest threat to our own and our children’s future in a free society.”
Nothing to fear, but fear itself..?
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