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Islamic Views Regarding Terrorism Suicide - Muslim Public Affairs

9/21/2014
05:12 | Author: Evan Martin

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Islamic Views Regarding Terrorism Suicide - Muslim Public Affairs

Suicide bombers first appeared among the Jewish Sicaris in the 1st century. There are many motives for suicide attacks: religious beliefs, nationalistic.

Perspectives from World Religions.

By Dr. Aslam Abdullah.

Motives, History and Evolution.

Over a million people end their lives every year globally by committing suicide. ( read more. ). Ten centuries later, Muslim Hashishiyun practiced it while Asians in the 18th century revived it. Suicide bombers first appeared among the Jewish Sicaris in the 1st century. Those killed also include many that never intended to commit suicide. The beginning of the 21st century has seen an unprecedented rise in incidents of suicide killing.

Maher Hathout.

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The Religious Foundations of Suicide Bombings Islamist Ideology

7/20/2014
03:16 | Author: Devin Garcia

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The Religious Foundations of Suicide Bombings Islamist Ideology

Palestinian leaders deploy suicide bombers to force Israeli is someone who endures torture and death rather than renounce his or her belief.

by David Bukay Middle East Quarterly Fall 2006, pp. 27-36 /1003/the-religious-foundations-of-suicide-bombings.

Islamic jurisprudence has distinguished four different ways in which a believer may fulfill jihad obligations: 1) with faith in his heart; 2) by preaching and proselytizing with his tongue; 3) by good deeds with his hands; and 4) by confronting unbelievers or enemies with the sword. In practice, the first three are part of the da'wa (missionary activity), actions that support jihad by the sword.

whenever you find the apostates, kill them, for there will be a reward on the Day of Resurrection." The Hadith are graphic about punishment for such apostates.

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911 Why suicide bombers blow themselves up - The Conversation

5/19/2014
01:24 | Author: Evan Martin

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911 Why suicide bombers blow themselves up - The Conversation

in 34 countries undermines this common perception that the psychopathology of suicide bombers and their religious beliefs are the principle.

Suicide bombing, rarely the strategy of first choice, is selected by terrorist organisations after collective assessments, based on observations and experience, of relative effectiveness of different strategies to achieve their political goals.

The actions of kamikaze pilots in World War II are examples of military sacrifice.

But altruistic punishments are only effective when they do not violate the norms of fairness. Punishments and sanctions seen as unfair, hostile, selfish and vindictive by targeted groups tend to have detrimental effects and instead of promoting compliance they reinforce recipients’ resolve to non-compliance.

The genesis of suicide bombings is rooted in intractable asymmetrical conflicts over political entitlements, territorial occupation and dispossession between the state and non-state actors.

Suicide bombings invariably provoke a brutal response from the state authorities, because by injecting fear and mayhem into the ordinary rhythms of daily life, they threaten and undermine the state’s authority in providing security of life and property and in maintaining social order.

Hezbollah suicide bombers come from above-average wealthy families, and have an above average level of education.

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Suicide Bombers Beyond Intractability

3/18/2014
01:12 | Author: Caitlin White

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Suicide Bombers Beyond Intractability

What could possibly motivate a young person to become a suicide bomber? He identifies a four-stage process whereby individuals develop extremist beliefs.

Ellis Shuman, "What Makes Suicide Bombers Tick?" in Israel Insider, June 4, 2001.

Often their actions do not ultimay stem from hatred, but rather from love of their own group and culture that they believe is threatened and requires protection. In fact, research indicates that terrorists tend to have considerable insight into their own actions and are aware of how others view them. Unsurprisingly, many people have attempted to understand suicide bombing in terms of the abnormality of the individuals responsible.

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39Dying for Heavean39 Author Glucklich on Suicide Bombers - TIME

1/17/2014
03:20 | Author: Caitlin White

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39Dying for Heavean39 Author Glucklich on Suicide Bombers - TIME

Suicide bombing is one of the trickiest and least understood methods We in the West tend to overemphasize belief in such things as heaven.

What we need to look at, in order to correct these misconceptions, is the martyr's discourse and the rituals that surround religiously sanctioned suicide terror. Along these lines, what do you think the most common misconceptions are about the motivations of suicide bombers? We tend to assume that they act out of personal despair, rage, hatred, belief in paradise or having been brainwashed. We also assume that their actions are compley irrational and destructive.

Strong emotional ties and strong feelings of mutual obligation often hold religious societies together.

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