Shortly before the London bombings, Robert S. Leiken, Fellow at the Brookings Institution, argued in Foreign Affairs that the European nations have not integrated their Muslim citizens as well as the US has.
Radical Islam is spreading across Europe among descendants of Muslim immigrants. Disenfranchised and disillusioned by the failure of integration, some European Muslims have taken up jihad against the West.
(...) The growing nightmare of officials at the Department of Homeland Security is passport-carrying, visa-exempt mujahideen coming from the United States' western European allies.
(...) Unlike their U.S. counterparts, who entered a gigantic country built on immigration, most Muslim newcomers to western Europe started arriving only after World War II, crowding into small, culturally homogenous nations. Their influx was a new phenomenon for many host states and often unwelcome. Meanwhile, North African immigrants retained powerful attachments to their native cultures.
This banner links to a collection of photos to "show the world that we are not afraid of what happened in London, and that the world is a better place without fear." Fear leads to anger (and less integration, weakening of civil liberties and of checks and balances), anger to hate, and hate to... Besides, the psychatrist Michael Brody, who heads the Television & Media Committee of the American Academy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry, warns in the Baltimore Sun about "the harmful effects" of the American TV coverage of the London bombings, because they are "constantly hyping things up" in contrast to the BBC.