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From Karachi to San Bernadino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism

Syed, Jawad (2015) From Karachi to San Bernadino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism. The Huffington Post.

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During my recent trip to Pakistan to attend an international educational and cultural conference in Karachi, I had an interesting discussion on the Paris attacks. A warm and friendly American academic colleague suggested how terrorism could be attributed to U.S. foreign policy failure and mentioned Iraq as an example. He opined that global terrorism could be the natural reaction of millions of Muslims who were adversely affected by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and elsewhere. Much as I appreciated the self-criticism of my esteemed American colleague, as a Muslim from a multi-sect background, I begged to disagree

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Schools: The Business School
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 13:36
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 18:31


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