A humanistic re-interpretation of the Quran would be a crucial step towards vindicating Islam against its distortion and demonisation by hegemonic aspirants.
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Terrorist groups are products of their time and, just everyday citizens, live in a globalised world. They are both shaped by globalisation and contribute to it by their actions.
It is essential to interrogate how representations of the homegrown threat in security practice may instead be influencing insecurity.
The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and future.
ISIS is not unique when it comes to the significance of temporality as issues pertaining to the past have been a constant factor in Islamic thought.
Loretta Napoleoni discusses the finances of terror networks, the challenge of countering ISIS, and the attraction of China’s economic model for developing countries.
There are too many indications that Pakistan’s military and civilian leaderships are still not willing to break totally with the patterns of its involvement in state terrorism.
A better counter-terrorism strategy would encourage cohesiveness and a better understanding of different ethnic groups – some of the core principles in any democratic society.
The issue of terrorism must be delinked from the peace dialogue and sports exchanges, as well as people-to-people contacts, in order for a more durable peace process.
Analysis of psychosocial attributes of youth, suggests policies guided by the principle of ‘good families via good societies’ may help the youth radicalization problem.
Islamic fundamentalism in Bangladesh poses the most dangerous challenge to the idea of a tolerant, secular democracy in a Muslim majority country.
The Benghazi attacks ultimately assisted in the ongoing destabilisation of post-Gaddafi Libya, and advanced multiple extremist Islamist causes.