Nuwan Peiris

488 days ago

Covers some important aspects of why terrorism is at the forefront of public and political discussion but think the author overlooks some major conclusions

Why we think terrorism is scarier than it really is (and we probably always will)

I am arriving in Brussels. The train from London is full of the usual Chinese tourists and bored businesspeople. The city doesn’t, contrary to the impression given by CNN, resemble Kabul. Rows and rows of untouched houses scream bourgeois calm (actually, they gently whisper bourgeois calm).