The Pegida movement of “Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West “has now found supporters outside of Germany. A new study indicates that adherents are middle class and fear a slide into poverty.
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In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris leading European politicians are keen to present a united front in the fight against Islamist terrorism. New laws and more resources for the intelligence services and police are once again on the agenda.
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Thanks to its economic strength Germany will remain a political heavyweight in 2015. Berlin will continue as a key player when it comes to the future of Europe, international military missions or conflict resolution in Ukraine and the Middle East. Many at home and abroad are watching closely and asking just where exactly is Chancellor Merkel taking the country?
It’s Christmas but once again the festive season is marred by violence in the name of religion. The growth of extremism in many countries has made religion a factor in all manner of conflict and this although peace is one of the main tenets of all faiths. Some observers now talk of a new era of religious war.
The Anti-Islam protests of the Pegida movement have mobilized thousands of Germans. They are demonstrating for the preservation of German identity and demanding that foreigners who commit criminal offences are expelled from the country. Are these protesters driven by genuine concerns? Are they just disillusioned with politics or are they racist?
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Melinda Crane is DW's Chief Political Correspondent, and a regular host of Quadriga. She has interviewed international figures ranging from Mother Teresa and members of a Serbian "Chetnik" militia, to Ethiopian farmers.
Peter Craven is a DW political corresondent, news presenter and a regular host of Quadriga. A British-born political science graduate, he's been living in Germany for well over two decades.
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