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Deadly terror attacks in New Zealand

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Armed police officers stand guard in a perimeter outside Al Noor mosque after Friday's gunmen attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand March 16, 2019. Photo credit: Edgar Su/Reuters

On Friday, there was a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, one of New Zealand’s largest cities. At the time of recording, forty nine people are reported dead. What radicalized the attacker, who was an apparent white nationalist? What, if anything, can governments do to stem radicalization online?

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Credits

Guest:
Tony Fratto - Founder of Hamilton Place Strategies and former White House and U.S Treasury Department officia - @tonyfratto

Hosts:
Josh Barro, Rich Lowry, Elizabeth Bruenig

Producers:
Sara Fay, Rosalie Atkinson