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Guest Host: Matt McCleskey
Belgium may soon become the first European nation to outlaw the burqa and other face-covering veils. Meanwhile, lawmakers in Switzerland have approved a ban on the construction of Islamic minarets. We go inside the debate over Islam in Europe and explore the role of this growing minority in European culture.
- Merve Kavakci Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs; former Member of the Turkish Parliament; author of the forthcoming book, “Headscarf Politics in Turkey: A Postcolonial Reading”
- Akbar Ahmed Ibn Khaldun chair of Islamic Studies and professor of International Relations at American University; Author of the book, "Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam"
- Daniel Bacquelaine Belgian Parliamentarian who proposed the ban on face-covering veils
- Eros Sana French Senatorial aide and grassroots activist
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