What Causes Mideast Extremism? It’s the Dictatorships, Stupid!

What Causes Mideast Extremism? It’s the Dictatorships, Stupid!

“People are suffering from rulers who seek authority, practice bad governance and strip their citizens of their human rights and dignity,” the minister told an anti-terror conference in London sponsored by his government. “These people fall as prey to the extremist groups.” Children in the region, he added, have lived through atrocities in Syria, under Daesh in Iraq as well as Syria, and in Yemen. “They are deprived of hope and a better future.”

What Causes Mideast Extremism? It’s the Dictatorships, Stupid!

Extremists Kill 235 at Mosque in Egypt’s Sinai