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Unformatted text preview: the Islamic world.-In general, Most expressed the belief that ongoing clashes could be resolved without violent conflict except Indonesia where 51% said violence was inevitable-The most positive respondents came from Western nations, with 78% of Italians, 77% of Britons and 73% of Canadians saying it is possible to find common ground.-Many blamed intolerant minorities for fuelling disputes and disagreements.-Some 39% of all respondents said minorities on both sides were to blame.-Just 12% said mainly Muslim minorities were to blame, and only 7% pointed the finger at Western fringe groups. -There is a sense that these issue are about power and politics, not culture an civilizations This is the basic idea, to read the full report, skim over BBC poll results online (18 pages in point form already)...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2010 for the course POLI 227 taught by Professor Narendrasubramanian during the Winter '08 term at McGill.
- Winter '08