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War on Terror Focuses Too Much on Extremists, Scholar Saysi
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April 10, 2013 11:16 AM
A prominent Islamic scholar says the war on terror focuses too much on religious extremists and not enough on the problem of weak central governments failing to serve rural populations. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on a new, thought-provoking study that ranges from Pakistan and the Philippines to Mali and Nigeria.

War on Terror Focuses Too Much on Extremists, Scholar Says

Published April 10, 2013

A prominent Islamic scholar says the war on terror focuses too much on religious extremists and not enough on the problem of weak central governments failing to serve rural populations. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on a new, thought-provoking study that ranges from Pakistan and the Philippines to Mali and Nigeria.


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