Experts: Radical Groups Thrive On Popular Discontent

May 06, 2015 02:57 PM
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Islamist terrorism is surging in many places worldwide, including in Western societies. Governments are fighting to curb the spread of radical groups in the Arab world, and their influence on mainstream Muslim communities. But the official methods so far have failed to eliminate radical Islamism. Analysts say militant groups offer an attractive alternative for some people, especially disgruntled young men. Zlatica Hoke has this report.