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Thursday, December 8, 2022

After Charlie Hebdo: US Terrorism Strategy Questioned

After the brutal terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris last week (for which Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility Wednesday) many have questioned the United States’ terrorism strategy. Far too often, the US has given conflicting statements with regard to international terrorism and how we will confront this crisis.

Before the horrific event in Paris, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisidelivered a controversial speech before Al-Azhar University in Cario on News Years Day, where he called for a “religious revolution”, admonishing clerics to rethink the direction Islam has recently taken.

“I say and repeat again that we are in need of a religious revolution. You, imams, are responsible before Allah. The entire world, I say it again, the entire world is waiting for your next move … because this umma is being torn, it is being destroyed, it is being lost — and it is being lost by our own hands.”

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