Brussels attack: Today we are all Belgians

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    Aujourd'hui nous sommes tous Belge: Today we are all Belgians. A century ago Australian soldiers were about to launch into a series of battles in Belgium and France that would see tens of thousands of them die in the so-called Great War of 1914-1918. Today our connection with Belgium remains as the latest chapter in the Long War against jihadist extremists unfolds on our screens, with dozens killed and many more wounded in obscene acts of violence at Brussels international airport and in the city's metro system. The connection is palpable as we feel the issues resonate with those in our own society in Australia
    Original languageEnglish
    Specialist publicationABC The Drum
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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