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Violent Islamist Extremism

Terrorism and the Crisis of Sunni Islam

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
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.

'We Are All in This Together, Like It or Not': On Raif Badawi, Charlie Hebdo and Non-violent Islamism

Elham Manea | Posted 03.24.2015 | Home
Elham Manea

Those who killed the journalists in Paris were followers of violent Islamist extremism. Those who lashed Raif are followers of non-violent Islamist extremism. The first kills in the name of God and the second violates in the name of God.

Andrea Stone

House Bill Would Authorize Czar To Watch Islamist Extremists But Not Other Domestic Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House bill set for markup on Wednesday would give protection against civil lawsuits to those who report suspicious activity, designate...

Inflammatory Committee Terror Report Helps McCain/Lieberman Target Obama

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

If Obama fails to embrace the report, he will be seen as ignoring his own congressional committee's findings-- and so knowingly failing to appreciate the threat of "radical Islam" and being willfully soft on terror.

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.