Putin: No Link Between Islam, Terror

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Putin: No Link Between Islam, Terror
"I would prefer Islam not to be mentioned in vain alongside terrorism. You are right here," Putin said when asked if the phrase "Daesh, terrorist organization in Russia" should be banned from use by the media.

Throughout his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump often directly associated terrorism with Muslims around the world by saying “radical Islamic terrorism,” a phrase he criticized President Barack Obama for failing to use and denying any link between the religion and terrorist attacks. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s thinking appears to fall well in line with Obama’s and…