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Our Role in the Fight to End Terrorism Once and for All in the 21st Century , by Belinda Azamati

Our Role in the Fight to End Terrorism Once and for All in the 21st Century , by Belinda Azamati

Terrorism; the use of life-endangering violence for the purpose of gaining attention and promoting a group’s political agenda. Although more media coverage has been devoted to the terrorist attacks of the twenty-first century, terrorism itself is no new phenomenon folks. It is simply society’s definition of terrorism that has altered with time. There have been countless groups throughout history, from all religious and national origins, that have engaged in terrorist acts as a means of addressing their grievances, attacking a…

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The Modern Legitimization of Islamophobia, by Stephanie Ward

The Modern Legitimization of Islamophobia, by Stephanie Ward

The rampant Islamophobia currently present in the United States is no new phenomenon. While we often pinpoint its beginnings to the events of September 11, 2001, the current discrimination towards Muslims is a situation that has been repeated many times throughout American history with various cultural or racial groups. According to En-Chieh Chao of National Sun Yat-sen University, “from the ‘savage Black’, the ‘inverted Jew’, or the ‘Monkey Men’ Japanese, the ‘devious Communists’ to Barbarian Muslims’, it is always ‘them’…

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