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The Islamic Threat

Paperback|Jan 1996
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This new edition has been updated to reflect important developments around the world in the relationship between Iran and the West. Islam continues to have an influence, making this informative reading for anyone interested in world politics.


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This new edition has been updated to reflect important developments around the world in the relationship between Iran and the West. Islam continues to have an influence, making this informative reading for anyone interested in world politics.
-Publisher

Are Islam and the West on an inevitable collision course? What are theimplications of events in Algeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and the West?Recent events such as the World Trade Center bombing, Algeria's civil war andthe fundamentalist Islamic government that might follow, Sunni-Shii fratricidein Pakistan, and reports of terrorist networks with bases in the West onlyenhance the Western view of Muslims as medieval fanatics, and feed talk of animpending clash of civilizations. From the Ayatollah Khomeini to Saddam Husseinand Sheik Abdul Rahman, the image of Islam as a militant, expansionist, andrabidly anti-American religion has gripped the minds of Western governments andmedia. But these perceptions, John L. Esposito writes, stem from a long historyof mutual distrust, criticism, and condemnation, and they are far too simplisticto help us understand one of the most important issues of our times.In this second edition of The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality? Esposito, aleading expert in political Islam, analyzes the fall out from these recentevents from North Africa to Southeast Asia and places the challenge of Islam incritical perspective. Exploring the vitality of Islam as a global force and thehistory of its relations with the western world, Esposito investigates just howpervasive the threat of Muslim radicalism actually is. He offers a systematicassessment of politics in key nations (including Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan,Libya, Lebanon, Sudan, and Tunisia) and in particular Islamic movements (frommoderates to radicals), demonstrating the diversity of the Islamicresurgence--and the mistakes western analysts make in assuming a hostile,monolithic Islam. Esposito examines the potential challenge or threat of Islamand looks at the issues facing Islam and the West in the 1990s, fromdemocratization and pluralism to American foreign policy, human rights, and thestatus of women and minorities in the context of Islamic revivalism.Timely and compelling, The Islamic Threat is essential reading for all thoseinterested in "overcoming the increasingly dangerous gap separating Western andIslamic societies."
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Are Islam and the West on an inevitable collision course? What are the implications of events in Algeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and the West? Recent events such as the World Trade Center bombing, Algeria's civil war and the fundamentalist Islamic government that might follow, Sunni-Shii fratricide in Pakistan, and reports of terrorist networks with bases in the West only enhance the Western view of Muslims as medieval fanatics, and feed talk of an impending clash of civilizations. From the Ayatollah Khomeini to Saddam Hussein and Sheik Abdul Rahman, the image of Islam as a militant, expansionist, and rabidly anti-American religion has gripped the minds of Western governments and media. But these perceptions, John L. Esposito writes, stem from a long history of mutual distrust, criticism, and condemnation, and they are far too simplistic to help us understand one of the most important issues of our times. ^ In this second edition of The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality? Espo
-Publisher

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