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Old 05-02-2013, 01:50 PM   #1

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A research launched Wednesday of American Muslims and homegrown horror unearthed that all of the widely identified circumstances because the Sept. 11 episodes included teenagers who have been U.S.-born or naturalized citizens. Included in an organization over fifty percent of the suspects were radicalized. The evaluation by scientists from Duke University and the University of New York at Chapel Hill observed the accused were nearly equally divided when it comes to race. Even though Arabs created the biggest number of suspects, their figures were only slightly greater than African-Americans, South Asians, Somalis and whites. About one-third were converts to Islam. The data were section of a study, 'Anti-Terror Lessons of Muslim-Americans,' that aimed to understand why American Muslims appear less vulnerable to extremism than Muslims in Europe and elsewhere. The researchers figured American Muslim self-policing has served base radicalization. Utilizing a wide classification of homegrown horror, the statement recognized 139 American Muslims who have been charged within the last eight years of planning or undertaking violent attacks inspired by extremism. Army Maj is included by the cases. Nidal Hasan, faced with the Fort Hood mass shooting in November, and the five teenagers from Virginia who have been recently caught in Pakistan, accused to be on their method to join the Taliban in Afghanistan and get terrorist instruction. Even though scientists say it's too soon to understand if that's an aberration or perhaps a pattern, the biggest number of instances undoubtedly occurred this past year, with a of 41 suspects. The 2009 increase is partially because of the circumstances of small Somali-Americans in Minneapolis thought to have registered Somalia's al-Shabab jihadist, or holy war, motion, the report's authors said. U.S. Muslims accused of giving money to offshore terrorist organizations weren't area of the research. Despite the common threads among the circumstances, scientists said they found no certain structure of how the accused were radicalized and no geographical heart of extremism in the U.S. As well as reviewing legal instances, in-depth interviews were conducted by researchers with increased than 120 American Muslims in Houston; Seattle; Buffalo, N.Y.; and around Raleigh and Durham in New York. Each one of the four places had some cases of so-called radicalization. The research unearthed that the planned goals on most of the plots were international. Sixty % of the conspiracies were pre-empted legally enforcement prior to anybody was injured. All but among the suspects were male and many were younger than 30. Many were U.S.-born, naturalized citizens or legal residents of the nation. Civil authorities are urged by the report to enhance their support for American Muslims who're starting childhood teams, making Islamic schools and starting different tasks that enhance the concept that extremism is unlike Islam. The research was financed by the National Institute of Justice, the exploration arm of the U.S. Justice Department. Article: http://www.militarytimes.com/news/20...uslims_010610/
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