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September 12, 2001

new york times

Cover of The New York Times on September 12, 2001. Click for interactive version.



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Islamic vs. Islamist

Islamic is an adjective for Islam or Muslims. Islamic might refer to a community center, artarchitecture, or an area of academic study.


Islamism is an ideology which forcefully promotes an often extreme version of Islam in all aspects of life, sometimes through violent means, including toward Muslim people.


More information:

Origins of Terrorism in the Middle East Region

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