TITLE

Chapter Sixteen: THE ROLE OF CENTRAL ASIA IN THE "WAR AGAINST TERRORISM."

AUTHOR(S)
Imamkhodjaeva, Oidinposha
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Philosophical Perspectives on the 'War on Terrorism';2007, p325
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 16 of the book "Philosophical Perspectives on the "War on Terrorism"" is presented. It examines the role of Central Asia in the war against terrorism. It traces the beginnings of the Central Asian crisis to the era of the Soviet Union's harsh campaign against religions, including Islam. It notes that problems of high unemployment, inflation, and poverty, together with authoritarian rule, have bred radical Islam, as people who want change will struggle in various ways. It concludes that continued repression of Islam could spur a violent rebellion.
ACCESSION #
57738528

 

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