|Author (Person)||Torreblanca, José Ignacio|
|Publisher||European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog, News|
In the heat of battle emotions run high. But to allow such emotions to take over can engender mistakes as threatening to our way of life and liberties as any enemy. To a certain extent, this is what happened after the recent attacks in Paris on Charlie Hebdo and the Jewish community. The shock and revulsion generated by these attacks has seen many people yield to the temptation to mix together in the same confused amalgam the war against terrorism, EU policy on the Middle East, border controls, irregular immigration, freedom of movement for workers, the role of Islam in our civic spaces, and the integration and assimilation of minorities of different cultures and religions into our societies.
|Subject Categories||Internal Markets, Justice and Home Affairs, Security and Defence, Values and Beliefs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|