Can someone respond to a disccusion

Forst writes “Fear of terrorism and enmity toward Muslims grew substantially as the media became preoccupied with stories of terrorist activities and threats of fringe extremists, both real and imagined” (para. 2).

Though Forst examines causes of terrorism and a balanced perspective response, the criminal justice system appears to respond to the general fear of terrorism.

Here is a current example: ‘They thought it was a bomb’: 9th grader arrested after bringing a home-built clock to school (Kaplan & Philip, 2015, Sept. 16).