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October 21, 2015
Jen Allen October 21, 2015
Jen Allen

We all know that the most serious act that a terrorist can do is to take the life of innocent people. And then to have them use religion or their government to justify the reasoning behind their terrorist attacks. The ones that attack say that they did it in the name of their God and they are just following what he wants them to do. Yet if someone in turn does the same thing, they are evil. I do not know any god that would want someone to take the life of innocent men women and most of all children. And then there are those that are teaching / raising their children to hate people and that it is ok to kill them because they are evil. According to this year’s Global Terrorism Index, Religious extremism has become the main driver of terrorism in recent years, the report recorded 18,000 deaths in 2013, a rise of 60% on the previous year. The majority (66%) of these were attributable to just four groups: Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq and Syria, Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Taliban in Afghanistan and al-Qaida. Terrorism did not just start with 9/11. There was terrorism with the KKK. No they did not blow up buildings however they did hang numerous people they did this because it was what they were told to by their leader {god}
Then we have state sponsored terrorism. Iran became a preeminent state sponsor of religious terrorism after the overthrow of the monarchy of Shah Muhammed Reza Pahlavi in 1979 and the creation of the theocratic Islamic Republic of Iran soon thereafter. Iran has also promoted movements that directly confront the Israelis in Gaza, in the West Bank, and inside Israel’s borders.
Then we have the Holy warriors for the faith. The mujahedeen are Islamic fighters who have…...

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