The responses of the PC elite to the Bastille Day attack in Nice. From the Australian’s Cut and Paste column:
French President Francois Hollande, yesterday: We will further strengthen our actions in Iraq and in Syria. We will continue striking those who attack us on our own soil … we will show real force and military action in Syria and Iraq.
The ABC’s Jonathan Green retweeting himself from 2015, yesterday: Our best defence is of course our cultured reason. Our tolerance. Our audacious confidence in the fundamental goodness of others.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale, statement, yesterday: In the face of attacks like this we must strengthen our commitment to peaceful democracy, respect for diversity and building cohesion in our global community.
Terror response needs fresh ideas, by David Kilcullen.
Hillary Clinton called for expanded intelligence resources and greater co-operation with allies, while President Barack Obama offered investigative support to France.