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Germans Wonder If Terror Can Be Prevented

By Maik Baumgärtner, Anna Clauß, Martin Knobbe, Ann-Kathrin Müller, Ralf Neukirch, Sven Röbel, Jörg Schindler and Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt

Just about every Munich local dreams of scoring a spot inside the “Himmel der Bayern” beer tent at the Oktoberfest. Anyone fortunate enough to get their name on a table inside the festival’s most magnificent structure is usually a happy camper.

Recently, however, a number of people have been calling the tent’s operator, Toni Roiderer, to cancel their reservations — an unusual occurrence seven weeks before one of the world’s most popular events. What if the Oktoberfest rolls around and no one feels like going?

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