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Is policy the biggest source of terrorism?

Reader comment on item: What Do Terrorists Want? [A Caliphate and Shari'a]
in response to reader comment: Poverty is the biggest source.

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Oct 15, 2011 at 01:37

Dear Dr Pipes:

The reader belstaffsa from China again made the wrong ergument that poverty is the real cause of terrorism. There are a lot of poor people in many societies but not all of them resort to violence. Only Islamists do. Besides, terrorism also causes poverty. If all people of Palestine give up arms and pick science/culture/art books, both poverty and terrorism will decline.

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