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    Jihad

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    The term jihadi was not always commonly recognized in the United States. It was not until the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that the word jihad became widely known. Since the terrorist attacks, the media and the U.S. government have used the word jihad to invoke frightening images of non-Americans coming to destroy American freedoms and to define Islam. Today, scholars have begun to try to define this complex word and its multitude of meanings. When viewers tune into the

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    Essay On Jihad

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    Due to violent acts by radical Islamic terrorist groups, the Western world has grappled with defining the Quranic term Jihad. The World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 have only exacerbated their confusion. It is important to understand what the word “Jihad” means before one can analyze how it being interpreted or misrepresented by the west. In Islam, Jihad refers to a duty that muslims must fulfill, or a religious duty. It could also mean the fight against someone’s negative emotions as referred to

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    Jihad and the World

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    declaring Jihad against the United States of America. Jihad is a religious duty of Muslims, the word Jihad means “struggle”. There are two general understanding of Jihad that can be found in the Quran. First, the greater Jihad is the struggle of each individual against their personal struggles of self development and maintenance of their standard of personal belief and daily routine. Muslims should concentrate in their everyday life to elevate their virtues and avoid sin. Second, the lesser Jihad is

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    Essay On Jihad

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    themselves and others in the society, this is called jihad. Jihad has many different meaning to the western world and to the Muslims. In the recent years jihad, has been misinterpreted due to the modern world and certain Islamic Groups, who have interpreted jihad in a negative way. Jihad is many times misinterpreted by the Western culture to mean the holy war. However this interpretation is sometimes misunderstood. In reality the word jihad mean the struggle or to strive, to improve one self internally

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    cyber jihad

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    become a modern arena and is used by terrorists for fund raising distribute messages, and recruit new members. This groups known as Cyber Jihadists. Unlike cyber terrorism use of computers to attack networks and create chaos. In other hand, cyber jihad is information presented on behalf terrorist organization and it’s seemingly less threating than cyber terrorism and can be used for many activities that directly support war. Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is one of cyber terrorism organization. It

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    Islam And Jihad

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    The Arabic word Jihad literally means "holy struggle". It is not holy war. War is war. No war can be holy. The blood of humans is holy and sacred. The Quran says unjust killing of one man means the killing of the whole mankind. What is just killing and what is unjust killing. When some body kills a man without any reason or justification it is unjust killing. When the judge gives the capital punishment to this murderer and issues the order of his death, it is a just killing. Similarly, when

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    The Jihad Trap

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    The Jihad Trap The war America is engaged in after the attacks on the WTC, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania is a war for the hearts and minds of average Muslims around the world. Bin Laden, if indeed he is the mastermind behind the attacks, has set a trap for the US into which it must not fall. By attacking the US as part of a jihad ("a holy war"), Bin Laden is in fact claiming to Muslims to represent their grievances and to represent real Islam. He is in effect saying: "Muslims, I share your grievances

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    Jihad And The Internet

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    internet became a way of accessing and creating new culture, which will have a profound impact on the Muslim community. The term terrorism is one of the most publicly used terms in the political vocabulary in the contemporary world. However, the term Jihad is nowadays associated with terrorism without any meaning to it. To begin with, the term Jiihad should be explored. In the modern Oxford dictionary the term Jiihad can be defined through introduction of words such as “strive, exert and fight”, in some

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    The Jihad is probably one of the most misunderstood and feared terms in modern day America. Ever since the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11th, 2001, the Muslim religious duty of Jihad has had only negative connotations. Of course, seeing two trademark buildings collapsed and mangled on the groundwith thousands dead all in the name of religion would have anyone jump to a negative conclusion. But what most people don’t understand is that the meaning of the term “Jihad”

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    Leaderless Jihad

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    Sageman provides incite into the mind and makeup of new terrorist organizations. Works Cited Hoffman, Bruce. “The Myth of Grass-Roots Terrorism: Why Osama bin Laden Still Matters.” Foreign Affairs 87, no. 3 (2008). Sageman, Marc. Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. Sageman, Marc and Bruce Hoffman. “Does Osama Still Call the Shots? Debating the Containment of Al Qaeda’s Leadership.” Foreign Affairs 87, no

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