RUSI JournalVolume 153Issue 2members only

Engaging British Muslim communities in counter-terrorism strategies

Religion and integration are key issues in the new security environment. This article looks at this 'battle of ideas' and discusses how the Muslim community might be best brought into the political debate.

The attacks of 07 July 2005, perpetrated by British nationals, brought renewed focus on the Muslim communities of the United Kingdom. This article examines both th local issues and the international 'battle for ideas, looking at ways in which the Muslim community can be involved in the political process and how Britain can best cope with their apparent cultural isolation.

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