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    Understanding Political Islam – An Unbiased Analysis

    The events of 9/11 were significant. Significant less for the loss of life, however tragic, more so for the powerful symbolism it represented. A Superpower had been successfully attacked on its own home soil by a then relatively obscure militant organization that targeted the economic, military and political heart of the country. It represented a turning point in international conflict, no longer the greatest threat, at least among the intellectual circles of the time, would come from other states but from non-state actors. Globalization has paved the way for an enemy that was without a territory, without a central government and without means to be defeated through conventional methods. But…