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Europe must look at itself as it fights the threat of jihadismHe came from Algeria seeking a better life, anticipating an escape from poverty, oppression and hopelessness. story has been repeated millions of times in the countries of Western Europe, with immigrants and their families ending up poor and excluded. In the worst-case scenario, they are recruited by extremist groups that seem to offer what they are missing: a sense of belonging, identity and purpose. It must recognize that second- and third-generation immigrants are susceptible to the blandishments of terrorist organizations because European citizenship has not translated into social and economic inclusion.Such statements as this one represent the right way forward. Muslim immigrants, whether first-, second-, or third-generation, must be able to integrate fully into European society, gaining the same opportunities as Europe's other residents and citizens.Millions of young people, though disillusioned by decades of social paralysis, unemployment and brutal dictatorships, had dared to expect better. Though Tunisians have made progress, the other affected populations, like many Muslim immigrants in Europe, have had their hopes shattered.
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