It's foolish that people depend on weapons to ensure peace when they bring about even greater danger.
In its policy of global domination, the U.S. has brought destruction to the four corners of the world, feeding conflict everywhere it thinks its interests are at stake.
<i>Less than half a percent of the victims of guns in the United States meet their end in mass shootings of the sort that make headlines and ignite arguments on legal gun ownership, as was the case in the wake of the Orlando massacre — as long as you don't mention the giant elephant in the room.</i>
To take this shooting as a critical juncture to advance a ban on guns, promote social tolerance and the foundations of the core American social values, and to strive for a better global counterterrorism atmosphere: such would be the best memorial for the dead.
This case has fully exposed the vulnerability of the United States to homegrown terrorism.
There is no greater loser in this incident than the domestic counterterrorist system which the government has presented with pride.
He breaks with all norms of political decency and ridicules with his remarks practically all values America represents: equality in front of the law, open-mindedness, freedom, including the freedom of religion.
And since difference and freedom have as their protagonists anonymous civilians, then these are the preferred victims, no matter if they are in France, the U.S. or in any other country or continent where they exhibit it.
The injury and loss caused by these incidents cannot be compared, and the nature of these incidents are noticeably different. However, they both have evoked keen public interest in their respective countries. How to implement rules in modern society that help bring about people’s safety is a global problem.
Perhaps Trump benefited from the anti-Islamic atmosphere in many countries in the world, as he speaks frankly about Muslim extremism. We have seen many such campaigns during the past few weeks between supporters and opponents of this position.
However, Trump and his agitating rhetoric have not taken into account [Read more]