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Title Islamic militancy / Amanda Hiber, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    363.325 ISL    Available
Description 256 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents U.S. foreign policy has contributed to the rise of Islamic militancy / Dimitri K. Simes -- The Iraq War has contributed to the rise in Islamic militancy / Doug Bandow -- Western societies' marginalization of Muslim immigrants has encouraged Islamic militancy / Naomi Klein -- The Internet has encouraged the growth of Islamic militancy among Muslims living in the West / Feisal G. Mohamed -- Islamic militancy is a rejection of Western values / Tony Blair -- Islamic militancy is another manifestation of anti-Semitism / Yehuda Bauer -- The Qur'an is inherently violent and intolerant / George Cardinal Pell -- The Qur'an does not condone or encourage terrorism / Islamic Society of North America -- The Qur'an can be interpreted as condoning terrorism, but does not necessarily do so / Irshad Manji -- Islamic militancy is primarily a product of Saudi Wahhabist interpretations of the Qur'an / Stephen Schwartz -- Perceptions of Islamic militancy stem from poor translations of the Qur'an / Ziauddin Sardar -- Western governments have been too tolerant of Islamic militancy / Rod Liddle -- Western governments must address the grievances that have led to Islamic militancy / John Major -- Western governments should negotiate with Islamic militants / John F. Kavanaugh -- Western governments should not engage Islamist groups / Zeyno Baran -- Establishing a pro-Western democratic government in Iraq is key to defeating Islamic militancy / David B. Rivkin Jr. -- Western governments should work with moderate Muslims to defeat Islamic militancy / Robert Spencer -- Western governments working with moderate Muslims will not defeat Islamic militancy / Melanie Phillips -- The U.S. government should follow the example of the British government and respond to Islamic militancy with respect for civil liberties / Samuel Loewenberg -- Islamic militancy can be defeated only by Muslims, not by Western governments / Anthony H. Cordesman -- Muslim immigrants should renounce terrorist acts carried out in the name of Islam / Saira Khan -- Muslims should not have to apologize for terrorist acts carried out in the name of Islam / Khaled Al-Maeena -- Muslims should examine roots of terrorism within Islam before blaming others / Tawfik Hamid -- Muslim organizations need to better address issues and concerns relevant to young Muslims / Ziauddin Sardar -- Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders must communicate with each other to fight religious extremism / Ghassan Rubeiz.
Subject Terrorism -- Islamic countries -- Juvenile literature.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Juvenile literature.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hiber, Amanda.
Cover Title Islamic militancy : opposing viewpoints
ISBN 9780737742169 (hbk.)
073774216X (hbk.)
9780737742176 (pbk.)
0737742178 (pbk.)

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