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concerning this point the upcoming elections in Palestine and Iraq have something in common. As both areas share as well to be too easily condemmed for terrorism in western opinion the currently ongoing debate on open democracy for the forthcoming Madrid summit on terror and democracy may help to question approach and understanding. Karin von Hippel points in her article towards reasons and relations for radicalisation, and that the simplistic view of ‘hatred our freedom’ is a respectless attitude versus different cultural orientations not at all helpful to install an understanding approach.

If Europe and North America can do more to make good on commitments already made to eliminate poverty, to end civil conflicts, and to promote social inclusion and democratisation where this is required the popularity of terrorists shown in Braizat’s poll results could begin to wane significantly….

In this regard it may be interesting to hear some …

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