Banning burqa as security measure? What do experts think?

A ban on wearing burqa is among security, anti-terrorism measures discussed in Germany after series of attacks. The Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière will not support this though he reject the burqa. What would be your opinion, may burqa ban somehow contribute to fighting terrorism or maybe not much, and why? Read few comments.

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Does Jabhat al-Nusra split from al-Qaeda and what does it mean?

As Syria’s Nusra Front says it terminates link to al-Qaeda is this basically a PR campaign or do you see something more strategic behind it, how the West and maybe other actors should treat al-Nusra? Read few comments.

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How to react on Nice attack?

Though with relatively simple means the attacker in Nice was able to kill dozens of people. It seems that basically we live in times in which another terrorist attack is not the question of if but when. Do you also see that way and how would you say society, politicians should react on this? Read few comments.

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Istanbul attack: What to do about the airports in terms of security?

After the terrorist attack in Brussels it is again airport attack, this time in Istanbul and some observers are saying that it seems the terrorist are learning quite fast how to overcome the extra layers of security. How should we react? With more security measures? With a different approach? Read few comments.

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Jo Cox murder: A recent tone of political debate has been hysterical and angry

The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox is a huge tragedy. We still very little about motives of murder suspect Thomas Mair. Do you think her death may have any impact on British politics and society, and what kind of impact? Read few comments. (I have asked this question before Mair said when asked his name at court: My name is death to traitors, freedom for Britain.)

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How is Orlando shooting linked to Islamic State?

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Islamic State is under military pressure. How much does it matter?

According to reports Syrian troops reach edge of Raqqa and there is also push for Fallujjah in Iraq. So it seems that various forces starting to be militarily successful fighting ISIS But in your opinion how important are those military successes in a broader context (political, societal) of struggle against ISIS? Read few comments.

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