Islam in Europe (Winter 2007)

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The Tripartite Threat of Radical Islam to Europe

Lorenzo Vidino Winter 2007
After the 2004 Madrid bombings, the 2005 London attacks, and the myriad terrorist plots thwarted over the last few years, commentators and policymakers on...

Terrorist TV in Eurabia

Mark Dubowitz Winter 2007
While much has been made about the anti-American bias of Arabic-language television networks like al-Jazeera in recent years, policymakers have largely ignored the incitement...

Cultural Weapons That Radicalize Europe’s Muslims

Olivier Guitta Winter 2007
In November 2005, the French banlieues (suburbs) erupted in violence. While most analysts insist that the violence was not Islamist in nature, the vast...

The British Leave Basra – and Iraq

Simon Henderson Winter 2007
The British Army is leaving Iraq. It has already left Basra, the country's second largest city. It looks as though it will be leaving...

Europe and the Iranian Opposition

Raymond Tanter Winter 2007
The December 2007 National Intelligence Estimate challenged conventional thinking about Iran's nuclear program. However, it still failed to explain whether Iran could eventually assemble...

Sarkozy’s Policy on Turkey’s E.U. Accession: Bad for France?

Soner Cagaptay Winter 2007
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise in France. Largely unassimilated and disgruntled, thousands of rioting French Muslims cut a path of destruction throughout the...

Blasphemy, “Islamophobia,” and the Repression of Dissent

Paul Marshall Winter 2007
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), in conjunction with the United Nations Human Rights Council, is currently seeking to rewrite international human rights...

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