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Svobodata - Bulgaria | Thursday, July 19, 2012

Every country can be the target of terrorism

The small and economically insignificant Bulgaria, which traditionally maintains good relations to the Middle East, has long been considered safe from terrorist attacks, the opinion portal Svobodata writes. But Wednesday's bombing has now taught Bulgarians differently: "The idea that we are on the margins of the largest conflict of the 21st century has turned out to be a myth. Bulgaria too has not been spared from the insanity that started on September 11, 2001 in New York. Clearly in the times of international terrorism there are no big or small nations. There are only more or less viable targets for attack, whose value is measured solely in the number of people killed. The hope that smaller nations would escape the Islamic barbarity has been dashed. Just like the illusion that the terrorists are well disposed to us because Bulgaria had good relations with them under communism and exchanged weapons for drugs. The events on Wednesday have made that perfectly clear."

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