Politieke Islam en die Weste

JOHN L.ESPOSITO


Aan die begin van die 21ste centurypolitical Islam, ormore algemeen Islamicfundamentalism, remainsa groot teenwoordigheid in regerings andoppositional politiek uit die Noord-Africato Suidoos-Asië. New Islamic republicshave emerged in Afghanistan,Iran, and Sudan. Islamists have beenelected to parliaments, served in cabinets,and been presidents, prime ministers,and deputy prime ministers innations as diverse as Algeria, Egipte, Indonesië,Jordaan, Kuwait, Libanon,Maleisië, Pakistan, and Yemen. At thesame time opposition movements andradical extremist groups have sought todestabilize regimes in Muslim countriesand the West. Americans have witnessedattacks on their embassies fromKenya to Pakistan. Terrorism abroadhas been accompanied by strikes ondomestic targets such as the WorldTrade Center in New York. In recentyears, Saudi millionaire Osama binLaden has become emblematic of effortsto spread international violence

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