Norwegian way of handling terror attacks

US President     - Bush,           9/11: "We're gonna hunt you down." 
Norwegian PM - Jens Stoltenberg, 22/7: "We will retaliate with more democracy".

Above lines are not just political statements but ideological statements.As resident Indian in Norway , I have been closely following the post attack development in Oslo and Utøya. What is needed from the citizens and residents of this peaceful country is that they unite against this horrendous act of violence and express solidarity in this state of mourning.
For the past 24 hours or so I appreciated( and as Indian bit surprised )  that every pillar of this strong nation whatever it may be police,politicians,media have shown positive and responsible response and did not indulge in any act of speculation,blame-game or rumor mongering. No opposition party is blaming the govt. for this terror attack and every time Norwegian PM is coming to press conference , he is just avoiding speculation( and no one is saying that he is in incompetent ).I know that it is difficult to control our emotions, thoughts and expressions in such situations but still in the national interest one must follow some unwritten rules and that is what everybody here is doing.

Another things is that PM's press conference is exclusively broadcast by the , a norwegian state owned and controlled channel and this way they are justifying the presence of nrk as official government channel.I was thinking that how many people came to DD News during the past Mumbai attacks for authentic,reliable and exclusive news.

My deepest condolences for the bereaved families and wish that God give peace and strength to the grieving families.


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