Identity politics increases the divides

Something similar can be said about the man suspected of trying to kill the cartoonist Kurt Westergaard with an axe, Muhudin Mohamed Geele. Geele came to Denmark as a teen, where he got a good education and was even hired by the Red Cross. He was married and had three children, but began to become increasingly isolated, despite being fairly well integrated into Danish society, taking trips to Eastern Africa and, according to the Kenyan police, getting involved in an attempted attack on a hotel in Nairobi where Hillary Clinton was staying.

One can certainly wonder what it is about Islamic extremist movements that seems so appealing to these young men. And one can ask oneself in what way courses in Western culture, for instance, might change something in their development. There does not seem to be a lack of insight into Western culture that compelled them to want to bomb the world that they and their parents once moved to and where they themselves received their intellectual ...

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