For a time the threat posed by Islamists took a back seat.
The attacks in Paris and Dresden put the subject back in the spotlight.
The new tones from the left are remarkable.
Munich - The
is back in the headlines.
the French teacher Samuel Paty near Paris.
Now it is clear that the
deadly knife attack in Dresden also has
an Islamist background.
This is followed by the typical political debate - but this time it is
remarkable political change
Several opinion leaders from the left-wing political spectrum have asked for the problem to be named more clearly in the future.
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attack in Paris was
enough to talk the German left into conscience.
There are far too few empathetic voices in this country who have
the teacher's death
, writes the 31-year-old in a guest post for
Only the “right wing” would have spoken out.
"The political left in particular should end their
uncomfortably conspicuous silence
," says the former Juso boss.
"She has to speak out because it is also and especially her proclaimed values that are trampled underfoot, stabbed with knives and blown up with explosives in every terrorist attack without exception."
The murder weapon: The Islamist is said to have stabbed the two tourists in Dresden with this knife.
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Islamist terror back: Özdemir wants to "smash networks"
After Dresden, the
increasingly speaking out.
knife attack by
the rejected Syrian asylum seeker shows the
danger posed by violent Islamists
"also here," warns
“We can only win the fight against this madness if we smash Islamist networks.” And
party leader Robert Habeck
says: “We have to act consistently against this violence, driven by
hatred and human contempt
It is a threat to our coexistence and our open society. "
The debate takes on a new tone.
The Bavarian Greens parliamentary group leader
insists that it is by no means new in terms of content.
As a domestic policy spokeswoman in the state parliament, she wrote position papers and put together application papers as early as 2015.
must be fought just as much as
" says Schulze today.
"Both have a similar essence: They reject freedom, democracy and universal human rights - and, incidentally, they are similar in their
hatred of women
In view of the latest developments, the group leader wants to look through her motions from then again.
The aim was to smash Islamist networks and
prevention against radicalization
- especially among women.
At that time there were
many young girls who emigrated to the IS area
Mourning a teacher: Samuel Paty was killed in France for showing Mohammed cartoons in class.
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Islamist terror back: 770 Salafists live in Bavaria - one in five is willing to use violence
In July, Federal Interior Minister
(CSU) described right-wing extremism as currently the "greatest threat to security" in Germany.
In the latest report by the Bavarian Office for the Protection of the Constitution, however, the
risks posed by Islamists are
around 770 Salafists
, around 20 percent of whom are violent.
Of the 20 returnees from the war zone of the Islamic State in the Free State, five took part in fighting.
In addition, the
state security officers
how closely the Islamists are
Corona crisis *
"Against the background of the obvious vulnerability of Western states in the face of the current pandemic, an old threat scenario could develop a new topicality:
" says the report.
The case of a
jihadist Salafist from Cologne-Chorweiler who was
arrested in June 2018 shows that Islamists have such plans
In the Tunisian's apartment, in addition to 84.3 milligrams of ricin, precise instructions from IS for
building biological warfare agents were discovered
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