The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP
The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP
Saifuddin Abdullah
Opinion

Opinion

Saifuddin Abdullah

Remembering 9/11: as extremists exploit rifts between communities, we must make ourselves more resilient

  • Twenty years on, it is crucial to develop our understanding of terrorism and violent extremism, and identify solutions within our contexts
  • We must build new bridges that connect diverse communities to prevent the spread of violent extremism, writes Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah

The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP
The twin towers of the World Trade Centre burn behind the Empire State Building on September 11, 2001. Photo: File, AP
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Saifuddin Abdullah

Saifuddin Abdullah

Saifuddin Abdullah is Malaysia's foreign minister.