Posts Tagged ‘ Extremism ’

Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

January 16, 2015
Anatul Fateh
Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

In Chapter 11 of the English writer Jane Austen’s much-loved novel Pride and Prejudice is the following exchange between the two central characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett.
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Posted in Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

January 14, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

“If you cannot laugh at your God, then that God must be very small. The Prophet is, well, a midget,” so said Stephane Charbonnier, the Editor-in Chief of Charlie Hebdo, just a few years ago.
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Posted in Middle East, Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism | 37 Comments »

Why is the world in grip of jehadist menace?

July 6, 2014
Saeed Naqvi
Why is the world in grip of jehadist menace?

Three momentous events, all in November-December 1979, are the genesis of a great deal of chaos the world faces today.
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How the NRA hijacked the Republican Party

January 20, 2013
Nicholas Wapshott
How the NRA hijacked the Republican Party

There are few better ways of grasping how far the Republicans have abandoned the middle ground, where they used to win elections,
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How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

October 31, 2012
Andrew Eagle
How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

The first thing you’ll need in making your terrorist is a human being, and in choosing one there are a number of factors to consider.  Firstly, youth can be a valuable asset.
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Posted in Law and Justice, Terrorism | 19 Comments »

The case of Nafis and the perpetual state of denial

October 26, 2012
Asif Farooq
The case of Nafis and the perpetual state of denial

The world obviously is not a perfect place. The sheer multitude of stories from different corners of the world is overwhelming. The more interconnected we are, the more we get to learn about different cultures, cohesion and conflicts among us.
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One Nafis, many problems

October 25, 2012
Rumi Ahmed
One Nafis, many problems

Let me start by asking you all a question. You may have a very strong religious affiliation; your faith may be impeccable. Or you may be deeply indoctrinated with a political ideology.
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The clash of the fictitious civilizations

September 22, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
The clash of the fictitious civilizations

After the unexpected events of 9-11, many people, both within the US government and media turned to Samuel Huntington’s thesis of “clash of civilizations”
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Posted in Religious Extremism | 6 Comments »

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