Losing Trust Frustrations Grow Over German Response to Terror

In the wake of recent attacks, Germany's conservative Christian Democrats over tripping over themselves with proposals for tightening anti-terror laws. Instead of calming the people, they are simply confusing them. By SPIEGEL Staff
A special police force officer in Ansbach: Fear has become the driving political force in Germany after attacks.

A special police force officer in Ansbach: Fear has become the driving political force in Germany after attacks.

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Muslim women wearing burqas in Wiesbaden, Germany

Muslim women wearing burqas in Wiesbaden, Germany

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Supporters of Erdogan at a demonstration in Cologne on July 31

Supporters of Erdogan at a demonstration in Cologne on July 31

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Graphic: Loss of Trust

Graphic: Loss of Trust

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