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MeowZedong wrote

What's the correct nomenclature then? I usually see the word "Islamism" used to denote extremism as opposed to just Islam.

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throwaway_thrownaround wrote

"Muslim terrorism" seems fine.

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MeowZedong wrote

"Muslim terrorism" seems like if anything it draws a closer connection between Muslims in general and this concept, no?

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throwaway_thrownaround wrote

"Muslim terrorism" seems like if anything it draws a closer connection between Muslims in general and this concept, no?

"Muslim terrorism" sounds as acceptable as "Acts of terrorism committed by Muslims", the problem is when one describes it as "Islamic terrorism" and taints as such all Muslims as opposed to a single faction. Yes, the one who uses the term "Muslim terrorism" is nevertheless mistaken for the reason you mentioned, terrorism is a global problem and not confined to a particular group of people.