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The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be another man's patriotism. How then can differing cultures find a common basis for mutual respect?
Video — 1 online resource (52 min). Digital: data file.
Is the gap between the West and moderate Muslims widening? Is the West determined to impose its value system on Islamic nations without regard to national preferences, thus radicalizing local patriots? Are all Western motives self-serving? When both cultures accept - and honor - that their definitions of democracy and human rights differ, there is a firm basis for dialogue now, and peaceful co-existence in the future.