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The Brussels attacks show Belgium isn’t working

Ethnic and bureaucratic fault lines have made effective governance of the country almost impossible

By David Patrikarakos  

Forensic staff leave the metro station Maelbeek in Brussels, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Explosions, at least one likely caused by a suicide bomber, rocked the Brussels airport and its subway system ©Martin Meissner/AP/Press Association Images

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