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For Sidda: assimilation of Muslims

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Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), Mar 1, 2006 at 02:55

Germany does not extend its citizenship to aliens, not even when they were born there. France does. America encourages people to become citizens. Sidda, you sound a bit naive. Muslims have a double loyalty. After 9/11, some Muslims waved American flags, but that was just temporary. The truth is that, for a Muslim, there is always this ambivalence. No, Sidda, Muslims will never assimilate in Europe and they will never assimilate in America. The only thing to do is to ask them to swear loyalty to their host country.
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