“When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minis …

The temptation to respond by emulating them is an insidious delayed reaction that in some ways is worse than the intial mayhem of the terrorist act…

When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg respond to the attacks by saying “You will not destroy us, you will not destroy our democracy and our idea for a better world,” I felt a great sense of relief and some pride in being a progressive-liberal European. If the ultimate goal of right-wing extremists is to undermine our core values and try to force our hand by giving up the tolerant and open societies we have built in Europe, we cannot let them win. Jalees Rehman, M.D.: Why We Were Attacked in Norway