Countering the counter-jihad

HSR Monitor, 15 Aug 2008 By Toby Archer
A far-right, anti-Islamic ideology that accuses Europe of wilfully subjugating its power to Muslim extremists is being taken increasingly seriously in certain political circles. Counter-jihad discourse mixes valid concerns about jihad-inspired terrorism with far more complex political issues about immigration to Europe from predominantly Muslim countries. It suggests that there is a threat not just from terrorism carried out by Islamic extremists but from Islam itself. Therefore, by extension, all European Muslims are a threat.

Continue reading

Login

If you are a member or registered user, please login and access this and other articles

Request password reminder

Become a Member

To access this article, become a member of RUSI and benefit from a wide range of other membership benefits
Register
 




RUSI Annual Report
RUSI crest 2
Access the 2012-2013 Annual Report for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
RUSI Library of Military History
Library Home Card
A unique collection of national historical and cultural importance.
New Benefits
Membership badge
A greater range of membership packages announced
Follow RUSI.org
Podcast badge
Follow RUSI through Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds