While nothing justifies terrorism : So begins an article in Center Focus (Dec. 2001), published by the Center of Concern in Washington, D.C. Just reading those four words, you pretty much know whats coming. And so the author finishes that sentence with: recent events present an opportunity for reflecting on the context in which these acts of terrorism have taken place. The terrorism of 9-11, you see, had causes, and we must get at the root of the problem.
So, whats the problem? Muslim grievances against Israel and Israels primary ally, America? No.
Islam itself? No.
The problem is corporate irresponsibility, free trade, the policies of international financial institutions, and especially the violation of womens rights. Ah, you didnt know that, did you?
You have two options:
- Online subscription: Subscribe now to New Oxford Review for access to all web content at newoxfordreview.org AND the monthly print edition for as low as $38 per year.
- Single article purchase: Purchase this article for $1.95, for viewing and printing for 48 hours.
If you're already a subscriber log-in here.