Attitudes toward Foreign Policy Issues
The fundamentalists view the outside world in a negative fashion. There are enemies everywhere who seek to corrupt and destroy Islam with an almost satanic determination. In particular, they have identified four forces as foes of Islam, each also allegedly determined to block the fundamentalists’ triumph: Crusaders (i.e., Christians and the West), the Jews (Israel and an international Jewish conspiracy), Communism, and secularism.
KeywordsIslamic World Arab State Muslim Brotherhood Islamic State Fundamentalist Movement
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