A small but significant step, for while not all Muslims are jihadists, all jihadists are Muslims, and no Western state has yet dared to look at its immigration policies with this in mind. From Expatica, with thanks to Anthony:
BERLIN – The German Foreign Ministry has tightened visa regulations in reaction to this year’s Madrid train bombings and the 11 September 2001 attacks on the United States, officials confirmed on Monday.
German diplomats will in the future take a more proactive stance in considering whether people seeking visas to visit Germany are likely to abuse the terms of the visa – or carry out illegal acts, the officials said.
Dubbed the “Chrobog Regulation” – after deputy foreign minister Juergen Chrobog – the tough, new rules will be implemented in all the German embassies and consulates in the coming weeks.
“If there is any doubt that a visa applicant may fail to return to their country of origin … the visa will not be issued,” said Chrobog…