By Shahram Akbarzadeh, Fethi Mansouri
How will we interact with the urgent demanding situations of xenophobia, radicalism and protection within the age of the "war on terror"? the generally felt feel of lack of confidence within the West is shared by way of Muslims either inside and outdoors Western societies. becoming Islamic militancy and ensuing elevated security features by way of Western powers have contributed to a pervasive feel between Muslims of being below assault (both bodily and culturally). Islam and Political Violence brings jointly the present debate at the uneasy and most likely collectively harmful courting among the Muslim international and the West and argues we're on a perilous trajectory, strengthening dichotomous notions of the divide among the West and the Muslim global.
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It should devote more energy to building multi-lateral global support for these causes than rely on futile unilateralist efforts to change the world according to Washington’s ideological and geopolitical preferences. In other words, it should overhaul American foreign policy to restore its moral and political credibility as a constructive power in world politics, and to reconcile the interests of the US with the expectations of the wider world. These will constitute a badly needed opening if we want to change the world for the better.
Dangerously enough, Bin Laden’s opposition to the US and Israel as well as to the US-backed dictatorial regimes in the Muslim world, and his call for the liberation of Muslim people and lands, have increasingly resonated well with many Muslims. It is no wonder that President Bush’s repeated assertions in support of morality, liberty and democracy have fallen on deaf ears in the Muslim world. Few Islamists now accord Washington the degree of political and moral respect that is needed to open their hearts and minds to the US.
The dimensions of British, French, Russian, and Dutch rule were very different, and it mattered whether Muslims were subjected directly to foreign rule or lived under informal imperial arrangements. The calculations made separately by Muslims in different circumstances ruled out a simple consensus. Second, despite the obvious political differences and competing leadership, stirrings of what we now call transnational networks were enhanced and encouraged. Views were exchanged, issues aired, individuals and cultures encountered.
Islam and Political Violence: Muslim Diaspora and Radicalism in the West (Library of International Relations (Numbered)) by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Fethi Mansouri