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Islamism Not Reflected in Abrahamic Accords

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Nov 5, 2021 at 14:23

Dr. Pipes' observations that Islamism appears to be in a retrograde condition of influences may be an indication that the Middle East can look forward to a lessening intensity of the issues that appear to keep tension high; yet is that really the circumstances when considering that Islam itself is experiencing a resurgence that does not comport to a general understanding of the Quran that has conflicting interpretations from the two sides of the internal conflict between Sunni and Shiite adherents? While Israel does still appear to be a focus of animosities that are historical, the Abrahamic Accords are being treated differently dependent on other factors than was originally found in the blood feuds of decades ago when the hostile attitude of the Yassar Arafat era was embraced across the Islamic spectrum, but not nearly so now.
Dr. Pipes years of keeping track of some of this provides a sense of changing attitudes, but are they as sufficiently different as he notes that a new, or renewed provocation, cannot raise itself to an increased heightening of tensions that eventually will breakout in a more devastating fashion that neither side of the issue will be able to restrain themselves and demand satisfaction on their own terms, collateral damages notwithstanding.
Global warming issues in the north of Europe are apparently more important right now as what the 'Palestinian' demands regarding the settlements appear inconsequential; but how does this affect Islamism? Actually, is this a diversion?
Like the movie quip says: war is coming and who is going to lead us; you (pick any agitator)?
Radical Islamism may be lurking in the background, but it does appear that Islamic influences that are not necessarily Arabic will be the motivation, even as 'Palestinian' issues are still fuming and their agitations from outside sources will not go away any time soon.

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