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Greg Barton

Greg Barton is the Herb Feith Research Professor for the Study of Indonesia at Monash University.

Greg Barton reviews 'Islamism and Democracy in India: The transformation of Jamaat-e-Islami' by Irfan Ahmad

October 2010, no. 325 01 October 2010
The terrorist attacks of 9/11, and the loosely related jihadi Islamist terrorist attacks that followed in a dozen countries, have left the world more afraid than ever of Islam. Modern terrorism is not the only factor. The West has long had a problem with Islam. This perception dates back a full millennium to a time when Europe was in its dark ages and Islamic civilisation was blossoming. From the ... (read more)