Study Guide ch 5-2 Fall 09

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Study Guide 5.2 Chapter 5: International Conflict PSC 124 International Relations – Fall 2009 Prof. Northrup 1. Conflicts of Ideas: Religious Conflict Why do religious differences hold the potential for conflict? What are fundamentalist movements? What is often their view of secular practices and governments? How does this create conflict? Do most religious and ethnic groups fight? What are two major groups of Muslims? What parts of the world are predominantly Muslim? What are Islamist groups? What is sometimes the relationship between Islamic fundamentalists and Western-oriented secular states? What are the historical seeds of anti-Western sentiment? How does the 2005 poll noted in your book point to a mirror image perception? What is meant by the statement that “the more radical Islamic movements often undermine norms of state sovereignty”? How are Islamist movements related to colonialism? How do Islamist movements tap into the public’s identification with issues that affect identity? Consider the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Iraq War. Give an example of Islamist violence within the Muslim community (Iraq). Briefly, what is the situation of radical Islamist groups in Iran, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Pakistan,
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