Think about the differences btw religiously motivated groups and politically motivated groups.
What ideologies drive them?
How are they similar?
Why do these disparities exist?
APA format. 5-6 pages..
watch the 2 youtube video link below…I also summarized the video…
The IRA’s Secret History (Full Documentary)
Summary of the video
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is any of several armed movements in Ireland in the 20th and 21st centuries dedicated to Irish republicanism, the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.
The first known use of the term “Irish Republican Army” occurred in the Fenian raids on Canada in the 1860s. The original Irish Republican Army formed by 1917 from those Irish Volunteers who refused to enlist in the British Army during World War I. It was the army of the Irish Republic, declared by Dáil Éireann in 1919. Most Irish people dispute the claims of more recently created organizations that insist that they are the only legitimate descendants of the original IRA, often referred to as the “Old IRA”.
The playwright and former IRA member Brendan Behan once said that the first issue on any IRA agenda was “the split”. For the IRA, that has constantly been the case. The first split came after the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921, with supporters of the Treaty forming the nucleus of the National Army of the newly created Irish Free State, while the anti-treaty forces continued to use the name Irish Republican Army. After the end of the Irish Civil War, the IRA was around in one form or another for forty years, when it split into the Official IRA and the Provisional IRA in 1969. The latter then had its own breakaways, namely the Real IRA and the Continuity IRA, each claiming to be the true successor of the Army of the Irish Republic.
Obsession:Radical Islam’s War Against the West (2007)
summary of the video
Obsession is a film about the threat of Radical Islam to Western civilization. Using unique footage from Arab television, it reveals an ‘insider’s view’ of the hatred the Radicals are teaching, their incitement of global jihad, and their goal of world domination. The film also traces the parallels between the Nazi movement of World War II, the Radicals of today, and the Western world’s response to both threats. Featuring interviews with Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Alan Dershowitz, a former PLO terrorist, and a former Hitler Youth Commander with clips of Noni Darwish also Brigitte Gabriel author of “Because They Hate” and “They Must Be Stopped”
We, in the West and all non-Muslim countries are at war with Radical Islam. Today, June 8th, 2011 nothing much has changed except that Radical Islam has grown in every country including the USA and (at least on the surface) very little has been done since September 11, 2001 to stop this infestation of Islamic ideology and of hatred toward Western civilization and values.
Since 9/11/2001 there have been more than 17,000 terrorists attacks around the world.