Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists? | tutor2u Religious Studies

Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

What makes someone become an Islamic extremist?

The answer increasingly appears to be complex - which makes it much harder for politicians to identify and implement strategies to counter Islamic extremism.

Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? 

In this useful video, Haroon Ullah, a senior US State Department advisor and a foreign policy professor at Georgetown University, shares what he discovered while living in Pakistan.

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