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Obama believes US can avoid a war with Islam

His low-key response to recent terror incidents in Europe indicates he may be following a realpolitik strategy by trying to distance his nation from the legacy of European imperialism
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 05:50
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People holding candles in Copenhagen during a memorial service held for those killed by a 22-year-old gunman.

Washington

PUNDITS in Washington are still trying to deconstruct US President Barack Obama's somewhat low-key response to the recent terrorist acts in Europe and his continuing resistance to label the attacks in Paris and in Copenhagen (where a Danish film director and a Danish Jew