People place flowers in a tribute after a white supremacist shot and killed 49 civilians at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019.
A 28-year-old Australian citizen (who I will consciously refuse to name) livestreamed a video of himself opening fire on two different mosques March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand -- taking the lives of approximately 49 civilians. The assailant behind the deadly shootings had been plotting an attack for two years, which underlines that terrorist attacks do not occur in a vacuum -- rather, they are the result of a methodical process, which makes perpetrators vulnerable to detection each step of the way. Because of this, it is important to focus on indications that attacks are being planned regardless of the actor's race, ethnicity or ideological bent in an effort to prevent future atrocities. ...
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