Islamic terrorism is terrorist acts committed by groups or individuals who profess Islamic or Islamist motivations or goals. Islamic terrorists justify their violent tactics through interpreting the Quran and Hadith according to their own goals and intentions.
The highest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism occur in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria. In recent decades, such incidents have occurred on a global scale, affecting not only Muslim-majority states in Africa and Asia, but also Europe, Russia, and the United States. Such attacks have targeted Muslims and non-Muslims.In a number of the worst-affected Muslim-majority regions, these terrorists have been met by armed, independent resistance groups, state actors and their proxies, and politically liberal Muslim protesters.
Although the literal existence of Islamic terrorism is not disputed, some have criticized what they perceive to be the blanket usage of the term. Such use in Western political speech has variously been called "counter-productive," "unhelpful," "highly politicized, intellectually contestable" and "damaging to community relations.This view, in turn, has been criticized by those who perceive it to be an act of evasion.
1. Because 95% of all terrorist attacks around the world are committed by Muslims, whether against the West or other Muslims. Sunni and Shia blowing up car bombs in front of each others' mosques for example, prove that even in all Muslim societies, Islam is violent. And both Sunni and Shia kill more moderate strains of Islam like Almadiya and Sufi.
2. 90% of all honor killings are done by Muslims, despite being less than a third of the world population. When women are routinely murdered by relatives for not conforming to Islam's oppressive religious mandates for women, like trying to choose their own husband or not wanting to veil, we shouldn't be surprised when the same religious people kill non-believers.
3. When Muslims commit terrorism, the majority response of Muslims is "they aren't really Muslim" even as the terrorists praise Allah and quote the Koran. Or they say "don't look at me with fear, you evil bigot". But they are NOT turning in the terrorists plotting, with a quarter of Muslims in the West admitting they wouldn't turn in terrorists. More than half say that Shariah law should be imposed in the West, regardless of the traditions or will of the local people.
This means a majority of Muslims either actively support the terrorism or are too afraid of their neighbors to act. When your neighbors either actively support through fundraising and endorsement or tacitly support it through silence, yes, the entire group can be seen as culpable.
by navneetjha 4 years ago
All muslims are not terrorists but all terrorists are muslims. What do you think?I know its bit sesitive issues. However I was thinking why most of the terrorists in the world are muslims? Is it something to do with their faith which is rigid and do not change with time. For example, in my religion...
by cjhunsinger 2 years ago
As the President of the United States continues to refuse to identify on going acts of Islamic terrorism with Islam; is his refusal to do so a direct or tacit approval or support for the religion of Islam and Sharia law over the Constitution?The president of the United States has on several...
by Sushmita 3 years ago
I was checking out this Hub on Whoopi Goldberg and 'The View' and came upon Whoopi and Baver walking out of the show, on the remark of Bill O'Reilly that 'Muslims killed us on 9/11'. I then went looking and found another clip on Utube a talk radio program clip of David Pakman...
by Rishad I Habib 7 years ago
"Muslims are Terrorists!" - its a line that I often find visible in a vivid way now a days. Many Hubbers here use these two words interchangeably so often that even being an atheist I have started to feel empathy for those Muslims who has nothing to do with terrorism. Theres approximately...
by world of the wise 2 years ago
Please help me answer that question, its the home work for my kid and she is about to bo back to school
by The stallion 2 years ago
People all over the world think that we Pakistanis are all terrorists. I beg to differ! I know that recently there have been quite a few terrorist activities around the world which were supposedly associated with Pakistan. Even if a few Pakistanis were associated with these activities, why is the...
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