By Carlos Flores Sr.
Contribution to the debate of ideas and concepts regarding the terrorists the attack in Paris. Letters to the Editor – Saanich News.
Re: the Nov. 20 editorial “We can’t let terrorist destroy our humanity”. The media does a disservice by presenting a distorted analysis of terrorism, ignoring its political, geographical and historical causes, preferring instead to propagate simplistic sound bites and sanctimonious platitudes.
France has currently 21,000 troops deployed in different African nations, mostly populated by Muslims. France has been in the forefront of military actions in Afghanistan, Syria, Guinea, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso. The NATO-French indiscriminate military operations have created a fertile soil for extremists and their deranged ideas and criminal practices. Continue reading