Saturday, February 25, 2017

Lindt Cafe siege inquest: ‘Shoot first, ask later’ plan for future terrorist threats

...Highly placed sources revealed they were also expecting Mr Barnes, whose report could be finalised within eight weeks, to recommend that law-enforcement agencies cautiously move in step with other counties that no longer always “contain and negotiate” with terrorists.

Sources said it was time they moved to a more aggressive strategy because some terrorists did not want to negotiate with police and wanted to inflict maximum carnage for political or ideological gain.
One of the issues will be how a situation or suspect is categorised, such as whether a scenario is a domestic violence issue or a terrorist case.

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