Photo Gallery: The Success of Provocation
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Photo Gallery: The Success of Provocation

Victory for Intolerance How Islamophobes Launched a National Debate

For weeks, German politicians and media outlets alike have been focusing their attention on the country's Salafist Muslims. The reason, however, can be found far away from the halls of power in Berlin. A regional anti-Islam party known as Pro-NRW staged a cartoon contest ahead of a state election last month -- and pulled off an extraordinary coup.