The News Media and “the Clash of Civilizations”



“The call to jihad is rising in the streets of Europe, and is being answered,” reported the New York Times in April 2004. The Times story quoted a Muslim cleric in Britain touting the “culture of martyrdom,” an imam in Switzerland urging his followers to “impose the will of Islam on the godless society of the West,” and another radical Islamist leader in Britain predicting that “our Muslim brothers from abroad will come one day and conquer here, and then we will live under Islam in dignity.”1


News Medium News Coverage Muslim World Islamic State News Organization 
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