“The extremist Islamism, Islamist terrorism, is something quite different from the Islam. And this differentiation is urgently needed just on a day like today.” On such fictions people like Thomas de Mazière have staked the future of the West and free societies everywhere. If only he were right.
“Germany not sure? De Maizière warns against panic-mongering,” News Directory, January 7, 2015 (thanks to David):
Berlin – According to the German police union (DPolG) is the Federal Republic not safe from terrorist attacks. It lacked a long-term strategy, the criticism. Interior Minister Thomas de Mazière warns, however, against panic-mongering.
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière (CDU) after the attack, suspected Islamists in Paris with at least twelve dead from fear-mongering in Germany warned. “We have no indication for similar attack plans in Germany or concrete evidence of terrorist motivated attacks in general in Germany,” said the Secretary. “The situation is serious. There is reason for concern and as a precaution, but not to panic.” Before the background of the demonstrations of anti-Islamic Pegida movement said De Maizière: “The extremist Islamism, Islamist terrorism, is something quite different from the Islam[.] And this differentiation is urgently needed just on a day like today.”….