Muslims and Arabs Rethinking Terrorism

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Schoolchildren killed in Russia, a deadly bomb today in Jakarta, and ongoing violence and kidnappings in Iraq. As terrorist attacks by Islamic hard-liners continue to shock the world, some highly visible Muslims in the Arab world are starting to criticize the violence and the fundamentalist clerics who incite it. What changes are happening within the Muslim world and its own perceptions of terrorism and violence? What effect will these critiques have? How does it change perceptions of the United States and its policies? Guest host Sara Terry updates the Arab world's changing views of terrorism with experts in international relations, Islamic movements and the Middle East. (An extended version of the program aired earlier today on To the Point.)
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Guest host Sara Terry is an award-winning writer and photographer, who has written for the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, Fast Company, Rolling Stone and the Boston Globe. Her current photo-documentary project is Aftermath: Bosnia's Long Road to Peace.

The Effect of Air Pollution on Lung Development from 10 to 18 Years of Age

Ibrahim's article on Muslims' changing view of terrorism

May's article on changing attitudes about terror among Muslims

Fathi Eljahmi, Foundation for the Defense of Democracy on



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