Brussels Lockdown Puts Pressure On “The World’s Most Prosperous Failed State”

With Brussels being called the “hotbed” of European jihadism, more connections are being found between the city and the Paris attacks. Ali Oulkadi, a Belgian man, picked up Abdeslam after the attacks and brought him to the neighborhood of Schaerbeek, where the two of them and an unidentified individual visited a cafe.

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Refugees Attempt to Reach US Through Central America

According to migration expert Shaina Aber, policy director for the National Advocacy Office of the Jesuit Conference of the U.S. and Canada, “There has always been a small but substantial number of ‘extraterritorial refugees’ from Africa and Asia making their way along Latin America’s established migrant trail. You can track the various refugee crises in the world by who starts showing up.”

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The Perks of Prejudice: Modern Islamophobia

Alternatively, there is “Jihadophobia,” which is a specific fear of terror groups that manipulate the wording of the Quran to instill their destructive agendas. Hillary Clinton best exemplifies this group of thought, as she has taken to labelling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or Daesh, as “radical jihadists” rather than radical Muslims.

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Emily O’Connor: Morocco and Senegal

In markets (a major part of these countries’ economies), animal feces is left next to food stands, produce sellers leave their produce uncovered with hundreds (seriously, hundreds) of flies circling and swarming the fruits and vegetables, and street snacks are served from communal platters without gloves, hand-washing stations, or a stigma against double-dipping.

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