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The Monitor's View After the Manchester attack: How can Britain better engage its Muslims?

Before the May 22 suicide bombing at a concert, Britain was already in a debate on how to prevent such attacks. That debate has lessons for the rest of the world.

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In the months before the May 22 suicide bombing in the city of Manchester, England, the British were in a lively debate about efforts to counter the radicalization of Muslims. No doubt the mass killing at a concert by a 22-year-old local man will revive the debate. Yet, given the country’s pioneering interventions in its Muslim communities, the rest of the world can still learn from how it has deterred both extremists and would-be ones.