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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Muslims in Europe - integration and protests against ISIS violence

The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog is hosting series of blogs this week on Muslim integration in Europe, starting with a post by Terri Givens and Pete Mohanty of the University of Texas at Austin:

A left-right divide in European attitudes toward immigrants


More Posts: Monkey Cage: Immigrant Integration in Europe

Muslims in Europe rally against extremist violence

Muslims attend a gathering in front of the Paris Mosque after Friday prayers September 26, 2014 to pay tribute to Herve Gourdel, a French mountain guide who was beheaded by an Algerian Islamist group. Thousands of French Muslims, who at 5 million make up about eight percent of the population, rallied across the country on Friday to protest ISIS.  REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN

Europe Tries to Stop Flow of Citizens Joining Jihad

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Immigration high on the agenda in the UK and France, WWI commemorations

With a general election on the horizon for 2015,  David Cameron and Nick Clegg set out to define their positions on immigration, certainly with an eye on UKIP for David Cameron.

Cameron outlines immigration curbs 'to put Britain first'


Clegg attacks EU immigration in policy shift ahead of election
"UKIP’s surge in May’s European elections has spooked all the mainstream parties, but particularly the Lib Dems, who were reduced to a single seat. With growing concern that his party could be all but wiped out in the next national election, Clegg will mimic the UKIP formula, saying more needs to be done on migration from Europe."



As governments commemorate the centenary of World War I, many see similarities with today's conflicts. The Guardian newspaper has a series of articles regarding the many issues that started the war then and lessons for today.
First world war 100 years on