Myths of 'radicalization'

December 2014
New Internationalist;Dec2014, Issue 478, p41
An essay is presented on "war against terror," which the author describes as embodying a line of thinking that cannot stop young people seeking purpose in religious fundamentalism. Topics discussed include the real meaning of radicalization, the unsuccessful discussions insisting that thousands of young Muslims might be estranged from their own families, communities and country, and how criminal actions are the work of deranged individuals, and society should not be blamed for creating them.


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