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Power, Economics And The 'Islamic Terrorism' Narrative
(2016)
  • Alev Dudek
Abstract
Similar to other forms of politics, the terrorist narrative, too, is about economics and power. It is a crucial catalyst for the 21st century military industrial complex. Makers of the war on terror, in fact, don't have a problem with Islam or Muslims per se, as their close relationships with one of the most repressive Islamic regimes in the world who support these terrorists, shows. Except, at some point, they start believing their own dehumanizing messages, regardless of the truth factor. In the war on terror, Muslims happen to be the convenient group to build the narrative around. It could have been anyone.
Keywords
  • Extremism,
  • Terrorism,
  • Middle East,
  • Islam,
  • Religion,
  • Discrimination,
  • Politics,
  • Law
Publication Date
Winter February 14, 2016
Citation Information
Alev Dudek. "Power, Economics And The 'Islamic Terrorism' Narrative" (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alev_akbulut/8/