Essay On Islam And Terrorism

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Terrorism and Islam

To begin with the quote of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, as he said : “The terrorists whatever slogans they use have nothing in common with Islam.”
First of all, I want to define the term of terrorism. The definition of terrorism is the act of employing force and violence to force others to make desired decisions and actions. In majority of the cases, there are political and ideological connections behind any act of terrorism. Many experts believe that terrorism is an abstract concept with no essence, a single explanation cannot account for all the possible uses of the word. Although with no definite conclusion terrorism can be divided into 5 categories: State terrorism is the systematic use of terror by a government in order to control its population. Right Wing terrorism is commonly characterized by militias and gangs. Separatists seek to cause fragmentation within a country
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Non-Muslims make up the majority of terrorists in the United States: According to the FBI, 94% of terrorist attacks carried out in the United States from 1980 to 2005 have been by non-Muslims. This means that an American terrorist suspect is over nine times more likely to be a non-Muslim than a Muslim. According to this same report, there were more Jewish acts of terrorism in the United States than Islamic, yet when was the last time we heard about the threat of Jewish terrorism in the media? For the same exact reasons that we cannot blame the entire religion of Judaism or Christianity for the violent actions of those carrying out crimes under the names of these religions, we have absolutely no justifiable grounds to blame Muslims for terrorism.
2. Non-Muslims make up the majority of terrorists in Europe: There have been over one thousand terrorist attacks in Europe in the past five years. Take a guess at what percent of those terrorists were Muslim. Wrong, now guess again. It’s less than

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