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Defining Islamofascism

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Submitted by Vic (United States), Feb 7, 2004 at 22:03

"Islamo" - Of and relating to the Islamic faith, Muslim.

"fascism" - A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism. A political philosophy or movement based on or advocating such a system of government.
Oppressive, dictatorial control.

"Islamofascist" [noun] - A member of the Muslim faith who expresses radical and or extreme beliefs, especially with regards to subscribing to anti-Semitism, anti-Westernism and hatred for Israel and the USA.

Example: Islamofascist terrorist organizations include Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Al Aqsa Brigades, Hezbollah, Al Qaida, etc.

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