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Violent Islamic Extremism

Terrorism and the Crisis of Sunni Islam

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 10.19.2016 | World
Soumaya Ghannoushi

The roots of Sunni Islam's ailments it must be noted are not entirely to do with religion, as most journalists, politicians and "experts" in Europe and across the Atlantic never tire of repeating. Rather than scripture and theology, it is in politics and economics, in power balances, foreign interventions and the scramble for influence and resources that the causes of its ills reside.

Lieberman's Very Serious Muslim-Bashing Senate Report

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

Joe Lieberman's homeland security committee lobbed a biased bombshell last week in its report on the domestic threat of violent Islam. U.S. Islamophobia has consequences. Take the case of Debbie Almontaser.

Lieberman Gift To McCain: Senate Islamist Terrorism Report

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

A stacked senate committee on homeland security today issued the first of a series of reports on "homegrown terrorism and violent Islamist extremism." It's readymade election-year swiftboating material.