Terrorists Versus Soccer

International soccer interferes with the extremist vision of a fundamentalist society free of secular influences in a number of ways -- most notably by cultivating a secular, national identity separate from the religious one. It showcases peaceful interaction not only between rival, even hostile nations, but between Muslims and non-Muslims, undermining the narrative of an inevitable clash of civilizations between Islam and the West. This isn't to say that ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Jun 17, 2010 - 10:20 AM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Jun 22, 2010 - 8:49 AM PDT

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by Kaizar Campwala - Jun. 22, 2010

Presents interesting angle on events in Somalia, as well as a broader discussion about international extremism.

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