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Why are You Afraid of Calling Christchurch a Terrorist Attack?

Why doesn’t the CDU chair Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer question the roots of anti-Muslim hatred? Where do such racist stances flourish? How can the Western world, policy makers, and the media, prevent any future attacks similar to the recent one? But what might be behind the preference of such careful words contrary to openly naming the mass shooting as a terrorist attack against Muslims? Elaborating a recent statement made by chairperson of the German Christian Democrat Union (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, might be an appropriate opportunity to notice the lack of empathy regarding the recent massacre.

Turkey’s Reliable Diplomacy in the Somalia-Somaliland Talks

He oversaw a diplomatic mission that played a crucial role in acting as a trusted mediator in Somali politics – often arbitrating between the Federal government and the mutinous and unruly Federal member states in Somalia – and channelling the global humanitarian attention and focus to Somalia in the event of menacing droughts and national disasters like Al-Shabaab terrorist attacks.

Islam in the UAE’s Foreign Policy

Internationally, there is growing skepticism of the UAE’s claims to stand for tolerance and openness, especially following the international media’s growing attention to the case of imprisoned Emirati human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor, against the backdrop of the Matthew Hedges case in 2018.

Trump’s Double “Conflation” Problem

At this point I should underscore that for years Turkey has been a safe haven not just to Syrian Arabs and Turkmens -and other ethnicities-, but also hundreds of thousands of Syrian Kurds, who fled the brutal Syrian regime and terrorist organizations such as the YPG, the PKK’s Syrian wing, which Trump and major international media outlets are outrageously happy to equate with Kurdish-ness.