Contemporary Islamist Ideology Permitting Genocidal Murder

(MEMRI) Yigal Carmon - Extremist Islamist circles brand both Jews and Christians - that is, all the West - as infidels and believe that these infidels must be fought by means of Jihad. This study examines contemporary Arab Islamist sources advocating this approach to non-Muslims. It should be stressed that these views are held only by extremist groups, and that the majority of Muslims adhere to mainstream Islamic thought which views Jews and Christians as having special protected status.

2004-01-30 00:00:00

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