Causes of Terrorism

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Unformatted text preview: (Zealots/Thugs – all waged brutal campaigns of terror for religious outcomes) Modern era of religious terrorism – 1980 1979 – Iranian Revolution, at the root was extending fundamentalist Islam to other states In the last 30 year, # of religious terrorist acts dramatically increased Commonalities Look at the world as existential struggle (good vs evil) Enemies have become satanized, violence = transcendental duty, no concerns of alienating constituents (only God) No red lines, no constraints, secular laws do not apply t...
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