The Roots of Arab and Muslim Violence

  • David Pryce-Jones


The proliferation of Arab-Islamic violence, and its suicidal varieties in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century has been an unexpected and not fully understood development. It has been legitimated by both clear-cut political objectives and highly irrational beliefs in personal salvation attendant upon spectacular acts terrorism often directed against noncombatants.


Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Irrational Belief Muslim Country Islamic Republic 
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