In this essay for Süddeutsche Zeitung, EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour shares his personal experience of integrating into German society. From feeling lost and “inferior”, to embracing the new home with all its difficulties.
This article by Huffington Post discusses EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour’s appearance as a guest on German weekly talkshow Markus Lanz. During the show Mansour discussed the latest Islamist terrorist attacks, saying that “we [Muslims] haven’t asked ourselves the question how such a monster could emerge in our midst.”
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour is a guest on German weekly talkshow Markus Lanz. Together with member of German parliament Jens Spahn, Mansour discusses radicalisation and how certain understandings of Islam can foster extremism.
In this article for FOCUS Online, EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour calls attention to the fact that making young people resilient to extremist narratives must be at the core of addressing Islamist ideology. A precondition for this is the Muslim associations’ participation in a debate about an Islam that is compatible with our democracy and the German basic law, Mansour writes.
In this radio interview with hr2-kultur from 31st May, EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour discusses the radicalisation of youth in Germany in the light of recent terror attacks. Mansour argues that the problem starts with a rejection of liberal democratic values and not just the actual readiness to use violence.