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Quotation

There is a realization that this is not a war you can bomb or shoot your way out of, but you have to deal with individuals who are radicalized at home, to examine the reasons that they are exploring this other identity.

— Raffaello Pantucci, director of international security studies at the Royal United Services Institute, speaking to The New York Times about Europe’s challenge of combating terrorists within its own borders.