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On jihadi extremists, their goals and methods

“ So it’s no surprise that both parties talk about security. However, the term itself is open to debate. People will point out that cows, clothes and cars kill more people every year than terrorism. 297 more words

The Guardian

Toxic Masculinity and Radicalization

I wrote a piece arguing that gender, specifically toxic masculinity, needs to be taken into account when we study radicalization for jihadis. It was published by The Islamic Monthly and can be found here. 


It is overall heartbreaking to realize that what bands together those citizens of the world who turn to violence is perhaps a shared sense of uselessness.   317 more words

Brick Lane (Sarah Gavron, UK 2007)

Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum
Directed by Sarah Gavron
Written by Abi Morgan, Laura Jones
Based on the novel by Monica Ali… 9 more words


COMMENTARY: Now that terrorism has crossed every walk of life, who do we blame?

The latest terror attack in London where a man ran his rental van into a crowd of Muslim worshipers as they exited their mosque has an odd twist of irony. 280 more words


Left Wing Radicalism Again, Though Different, Still All Bad

I will make my apologies at the outset for this post, as it may be controversial to some readers but I feel it is well indicated given our growing trend of extremism on all sides of the political spectra. 1,010 more words

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