important part of our mind that affects our social perceptions and behavior" 31 This definition can be applied. Citizenship issues edit Since the 1950s, Muslim immigrants have emigrated to western countries in large numbers because fellow Muslim countries that are well-off economically and socially do not accept them. 205 Hamas's armed wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, was established in mid and claimed responsibility for numerous attacks against Israelis, principally suicide bombings and rocket attacks. During the chaos of the Iraq War, more than 200 kidnappings experiential Analysis - Organizational Communication foreign hostages (for various reasons and by various groups, including purely criminal) gained great international notoriety, even as the great majority (thousands) of victims were Iraqis. Janos Besenyo: Low-cost attacks, unnoticable plots? Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley.
10 John Esposito, using poll data from Gallup, wrote in 2008 that Muslims and Americans were equally likely to reject violence against civilians. "Perspectives on Terrorism Explaining Terrorism: A Psychosocial Approach". "Terrorized Turkey: Pointing fingers at al Qaeda". The article showed that from a somewhat haphazard beginning in 2003, kidnapping grew into the group's main fundraising strategy, with targeted, professional kidnapping of civilians from wealthy European countriesprincipally France, Spain and Switzerlandwilling to pay huge ransoms. Archived from the original on April 5, 2006. References edit Kepel, Gilles (2002). Such use in Western political speech has variously been called "counter-productive "highly politicized, intellectually contestable" and "damaging to community relations". "Central Asia Report: April 7, 2004". "Iranian official admits Tehran supplied missiles to Hezbollah". "How the Islamic World Lost Its Edge".