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Islam, British society and the terrorist threat

Melanie Phillips

Islam, British society and the terrorist threat

by Melanie Phillips

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Published by Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Great Britain,
  • Terrorism -- England -- London,
  • Terrorism -- Government policy -- Great Britain,
  • Muslims -- Great Britain,
  • Multiculturalism -- Great Britain,
  • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementMelanie Phillips, Robert Wistrich, Isi Leibler.
    SeriesPosen papers in contemporary antisemitism -- no. 7
    ContributionsWistrich, Robert S., 1945-, Leiber, Isi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.G7 P45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23161414M
    LC Control Number2008429153

      David Cameron warns of the threat to the UK from jihadist terrorism if an "extreme Islamist regime" is created in the centre of Iraq. Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism are terrorist acts against civilians committed by violent Islamists who claim a religious motivation. The largest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism have occurred in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

    W hile terrorism — even in the form of suicide attacks — is not an Islamic phenomenon by definition, it cannot be ignored that the lion’s share of terrorist acts and the most devastating of them in recent years have been perpetrated in the name of Islam. This fact has sparked a fundamental debate both in the West and within the Muslim world regarding the link between these acts and the. A number of national governments and two supranational organisations have created lists of organisations that they designate as terrorist. The following list of designated terrorist groups lists groups designated as terrorist by current and former national governments, and inter-governmental organizations. Such designations have often had a significant effect on the groups’ activities.

    The conflict in Syria magnifies the terrorist threat in the West in an obvious fashion. Perh foreign fighters have flocked to Syria to join Islamic State and similar groups. Thousands of.   The threat from the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and their ilk was demoted to third, in green: “Low.” Terrorism experts believe that holds true for the entire United States.


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Islam, British society and the terrorist threat by Melanie Phillips Download PDF EPUB FB2

Islam, British Society, and the Terrorist Threat (EMRO user published ) Permalink This DVD is a recording of three lectures given at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on January 2nd,by Melanie Phillips, Isi Leibler and Professor Robert Wistrich. The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more.

Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center. Islam and Terrorism is a very disturbing book that provides many insights into the motivations of Islamic terrorists, and how they are firmly rooted in the radical interpretation of Islam.

It has challenged much of what I thought I knew, and provided me fresh perspectives on recent trends in terrorism/5(43). Islamophobia – Crippling Counter-Terrorism – 9 Context of extremism and freedom of speech The UK has a long history of addressing terrorism threats of all kinds, including Irish terrorism and far right terrorism, but it is only in the last twenty-five years that the UK has had to respond to Islamist extremism / terrorism.

At the presentFile Size: 1MB. The increase in terrorism in Europe makes the book a must read for those who are swallowing the official propaganda that Islam is a “religion of peace”.

I opted for the paperback version as there are numerous illustrations, maps and diagrams that I suspect would be less readable on a Kindle/5(70).

In polling conducted by the group in July last year, 35% of people thought Islam was generally a threat to the British way of life, compared with 30% who thought it was : Frances Perraudin. By Professor Christopher Andrew, author of "The Defence of the Realm". For most of the s the Service believed that the main terrorist threat to Britain, apart from the Provisional IRA, came from Middle Eastern state-sponsored terrorism, and particularly from operations by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), whose chief targets included the British writer Salman Rushdie.

Many people in Europe think that Islam is inherently incompatible with multicultural democracy, and that it poses a long-term threat to Europe. They point to the obvious fact that very few Muslim societies are democratic, and conclude that the reasons for this must lie in the inherently undemocratic character of Islam.

They also point to the Muslim rhetoric that is suffused with hatred of the Cited by: 4. A representation of Islam as a ‘threat’. This kind of news coverage focussed on religious and cultural issues in terms of a perceived ideal of ‘British values’. As Lewis and Moore explain, the idea that Islam is dangerous or backward was present in 26% of the stories they surveyed, compared to the 2% of stories that proposed that.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate Terrorism: Reality of Invisible Balance of Power Naveed Ahmed In his book, Invisible Balance of Power, published inSajjad Shaukat has taken present ‘different war’ as an interaction of ‘state terrorism’ led by the United States and the ‘group terrorism’ by the Al Qaeda or Islamic militants.

A number of authors have written books about the 1/5(3). Terrorism in America: ISIS and - Former CIA covert officer Bryan Dean Wright argues that politicians should stop referring to Islam as an agent of peace and say it. All of this said, extremism in the name of Islam, or in the name of an extremist interpretation of Islam, long predates any of Britain's modern military.

Phillips M, Wistrich R, Leibler I. Islam, British Society and the Terrorist Threat. Posen Papers. ;(7). Threat, however, was not solely associated with the issues of terrorism and extremism. The threat they posed to British culture was also covered widely.

On the topic of conversion, articles often used words which positioned white Muslim converts outside of the boundaries of inclusion and acceptance. We can't avoid the threat of Islamism and are integrated into British society. Religious extremism is necessary for Islamic terrorism: if there were no Islamic.

The GIA beheaded large numbers of journalists, for example, and slaughtered Jews, Christians, and moderate Muslims. During their campaign, acts of terrorism devolved into full-scale conventional war. At leastpeople died. This was an experience that Al Qaeda actually warned of and decried.

(shelved 2 times as terrorism-fiction) avg rating —ratings — published   The analysis draws on a wide range of sources to illustrate these trends and how the global patterns in terrorism and violence interact with Islam.

It cannot overcome the lack of consistent and reliable data in many key areas, or the fact that many key factors do not lend themselves to summary quantification and trend analysis. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. An investigation by the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), the anti-extremism think tank, has linked the mosque, opened by Prince Charles into 19 jihadists, including Islamic Author: Camilla Tominey. The Prevent policy was introduced in the UK in as part of an overall post 9/11 counter-terrorism approach (CONTEST), with the aim of preventing the radicalisation of individuals to by:   The country continued to face a triple threat of terrorism: from 'homegrown' extremists, from those in the prison population, and from those British fighters abroad, currently housed in Author: Nikita Malik.

The United States continues to face a threat from right-wing, left-wing, and Islamic extremists, despite comments from some U.S. policymakers that terrorist groups have been defeated. Perhaps the most significant lesson from the London attack, however, is the resilience of the British .