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Definitions o Global jihadism – holy war against secular governments in the Islamic world and the US because he believes the US support those regimes o Terrorism – Violence against civilians by non-state actors to create an atmosphere of fear and instability Bin Laden’s chosen method Bin Laden would say that US bombing of Hiroshima was an act of state terrorism He also believes innocent muslims can be killed when the enemy is the main target. Thus he targets western influences and muslims who are abetting the decline of the state o War of terror or War on global jihadism US is at war is a set of terrorists, islamist terrorist, more accurate of what the US is engaged in a war on military islamist insurgency. We lack a definitional clarity Osama bin Laden’s Ideology (bin Ladenism) o Islamic fundamentalism and Islamism Extreme islamists Ultimate goal is the creation of religiously pure societies based on strict interpretation of Islamic principles and law
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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