Last weekend’s shootings in Copenhagen are a test for Denmark. It’s tempting to argue that Denmark’s soft approach to dealing with radical Muslims has been found wanting.

In truth, it’s the country’s conflicted approach to freedom of expression that demands closer scrutiny. In the wake of this year’s terror attacks on cartoonists who have mocked the prophet Muhammad, what the West needs above all is clarity and simplicity in its policies dealing with integration and free speech.

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