Radical Islams War Against The West Analysis

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Obsession - Radical Islam 's War Against the West is a 2005 documentary film directed by Wayne Kopping. The film details the proliferation of radical Islam, how it threatens Western society, its parallels to Nazism through the targeted eradication of the Jewish population and the reluctance of Western civilization to collectively recognize Islamic radicals as a world wide threat. The documentary uses a significant amount of video and audio footage compiled from Arab television and media broadcasts, supplemented with the personalized accounts from individuals who are experts or have experienced radical Islam.

What is striking about Kopping 's documentary is the abundant and detailed collection of evidence, captured through imagery and testimonial which he uses to compel his audience. At the series opening, Kopping sets out to immediately distinguish how radical Islamic terror is not representative of the Islamic religion itself. That opening builds credibility with the audience as it indicates that the story is not
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While many Muslims might disagree with this interpretation, many within the Islamic community are afraid to speak out for fear of reprisal. And while there are those that pause for self-reflection and look at Western Democracies for the world 's problems one must also be academically honest. Like many ancient cultures, the Middle-East is deeply rooted historically in violence. While catastrophic violence occurred in the 20th century at the hands of industrialized western societies, those societies went to great lengths to promote an international peace for over 70 years. And while there are bumps to maintaining that peace, Western Democracies do not express or advocate for the annihilation of an entire

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