What we fail to understand is that it is the mode of conveyance, its ubiquity and simultaneity, that legitimates the extremism ideology and community.
Considered the “Islamic Fringe” by Muslim coreligionists, S.E. Asian Muslims embraced secular pursuits and have shunned the radical variants of Islam common in the Middle East.
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In light of the allegation that the Boston bombing suspects may be of Chechen origin, you may find the following articles as helpful background in getting some context on recent events in Chechnya.
The growth of Islamism in the Pakistan Army is a distinct threat to US interests in the region.