Rather than learning to live with terrorism, or blaming a religious or ethnic group, the root causes of such attacks, such as easy access to powerful weapons in the U.S. and the disillusionment of a segment of European society can be addressed.
It appears that the business community of the United Kingdom has been caught off guard by the Brexit vote and the immediate consequences of the referendum
Although Tomas Mair, a clearly disturbed member of a far right organization in the U.K. is the person who brutally murdered Labor M.O. Jo Cox on the streets of Birstall last Thursday, the real culprits are the politicians who have cast the referendum on Britain’s remaining or leaving the UK in apoplectic terms.
On the 23rd of June, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum on whether it should remain in the European Union or strike out on its own potentially causing a shift in international relations as well as affecting the economic future of the U.K. and Europe as a whole.
While the xenophobic right makes inroads across Europe’s most liberal and stable democracies and radical islam continues to increase its influence in the Arab world, the experience of some of the Syrian refugees offers a ray of hope for the Middle East and also for Europe itself.