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    The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: community  year 
     
    Incidentally, our railroad facilities are under video surveillance by the federal police. However, the federal and state governments will have to determine whether video surveillance shouldn't be significantly expanded to a certain degree.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: government 
     
    On September 11 last year international terrorism entered a new dimension.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: terrorism  year 
     
    This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism. And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism and extremism in their mosques.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: hate  terrorism 
     
    The military has been tremendously important in the past during catastrophes and in protecting the population. But it shouldn't become an auxiliary police force.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: past  military 
     
    Who knows what would have become of me, if my parents had not had their influence on me.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: influence  parent 
     
    We cannot allow violence from militant activists to dictate where and how democratically elected state leaders hold their meetings.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: violence  leader  meeting 
     
    The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
    — Otto Schily
    Procedures outside the stadiums and in the parking areas still need to be optimized, for example so that emergency medical services can leave the grounds on their way to the hospital faster.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: service  example 
     
    There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems. You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: problem  questions 
     
    We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place.
    — Otto Schily
    On the other hand, all kinds of adventurous schemes to add security checkpoints to subway and bus systems have been circulating since the London attacks. This is nonsense. No one can guaranty 100 percent security.
    — Otto Schily
    The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: community  africa 
     
    The hatred Muslim extremists feel against the West feeds on certain conflicts in the world.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: world  hatred  conflict 
     
    It's a mistake to assume that Islamists always come from the slums. Indeed, many come from affluent families but for some reason just couldn't manage to integrate into Western society, even though they had good opportunities for advancement.
    — Otto Schily
    We can no longer apply the classic criteria to clearly determine whether and when we should use military force. We are waging war in Afghanistan, for example, but it's an asymmetrical war where the enemies are criminals instead of soldiers.
    — Otto Schily
    Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: freedom 
     
    We have points in common with the FDP, particularly when it comes to tax.
    — Otto Schily
    tags: tax 
     
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