English translation: Not making use of all the possibilities that might be availiable to fight against terrorism
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14:00 Sep 21, 2007
English to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase:one hand tied behind their back
To eschew such tools is to fight terrorism with one hand tied behind your back. But that-with one hand tied behind their back-is precisely how democracies ought to fight terrorism.
Explanation: I assume that democraciies are being criticized for not applying to intelligence, capabilities, will power to fight against terrorism probably because of having interests vested in having these terrorists acting from time to time