Muslim women in Islamic veils (clockwise from top left), the hijab, niqab, burqa and chador. Several state and local governments around Europe have banned various types of face-covering veils in public places. Photo: AFP

To strike at the roots of radicalism, Europe must look beyond the burqa

Brahma Chellaney calls on European leaders to go after the petrodollar-fuelled sources of Islamic extremism, as steps such as banning burqas can only create social division

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Muslim women in Islamic veils (clockwise from top left), the hijab, niqab, burqa and chador. Several state and local governments around Europe have banned various types of face-covering veils in public places. Photo: AFP
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