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Psychological stakes raised by repeat attacks

Terrorism specialists have always dreaded incidents like yesterday’s bombings in London: back-to-back attacks designed to ratchet up the public’s fears. The psychological impact of repeat attacks on the same target, analysts said, makes it even more important for government officials to do all they can to keep people calm. It also increases the need for a psychological counterattack, aimed at young recruits who might be tempted by terrorist incidents to join an extremist group, they said.Full Story

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