It is no secret that the actions of Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan bring joy to many people in the European Union. They are the ones who have built their political or journalistic career by feeding into populism. And Islamophobia is just one of the methods they like. 

Adversity to any development in the relations between Turkey and the EU and anything other than Turkey’s accession to the EU is all part of their Islamophobic rhetoric.

It is also no secret that there are many EU memb...

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