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Are extremist ideologies the cause of terrorism?

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Are extremist ideologies the cause of terrorism?

Here are the basic reasons why non-violent extremism is not the cause of terrorism. Radicalisation Might Not Even Exist Radicalisation is a buzzword that, like 'brainwashing', shouldn't be taken at face value. Professor Mark Sedgwick who has spent years researching 'radicalisation' and has published on it widely, says... Show more >>

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Masters in Education from Nottingham University in the UK. Also studied Masters in Islamic Studies and Islamic Banking & Finance. Political activist with interests in Geopolitics, History and Phil ...
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Abdullah Andalusi's piece on this question is well worth reading: He demonstrates using academic non-Muslim studies, surveys and analysis into terrorist literature and justifications - that terrorists overwhelmingly justify their cause, not by reference to a 'war on all infidels' or 'to conquer the world' - but actually as a... Show more >>

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