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    • Marwan مروان خوري
    • 25.03.07 | 05:51 (IST)

    This was from an article by Paul Belien. http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/1609 I don't think that Islam is the problem per say, but rather those who use it to justify political ideology and who fail to integrate into European cultures, rejecting the multi-culturalism and tolerance. There is, to be sure the silent minority of European muslims opposed to extremists but they are isolated and not fully accepted into either non-moslem world nor the moslem one. With few exception they prefer to remain silent. European contries also share blame for failing to fully demand integration from the onset and allowing free press to be abused by hate preachers. The liberal laws of Europe facilitated the establishment of terror fundraising centers, easy movement of terrorists and plenty of local support. The European moderates, of all faiths need to confront these fanatics and demand that government act against them.

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