“The Khan family would like to sincerely express their deepest and heart felt sympathies to all the innocent victims and their families and friends affected by this horrific and evil act
We are devastated that our son may have been brainwashed into carrying out such an atrocity, since we know him as a kind and caring member of our family.
We urge people with the tinest piece of information to come forward in order to expose these terror networks which target and groom our sons to to carry out such evils. ”
The Prime Minister, today said authorities were facing an “evil ideology” in their struggle against Islamic terrorism:
“The greatest danger is that we fail to face up to the nature of the threat that we’re dealing with,” he said. “And what we are confronting here is an evil ideology. … It is a battle of ideas, of hearts and of minds, both within Islam and outside it.”
Also, read James Hamilton’s excellent post on the psychology of suicide bombing.