AirTalk for October 24, 2001

Egypt: Birthplace of Islamic Fundamentalism

Larry Mantle and two Mid-East scholars, Richard Bulliet from Columbia University and Mark LeVine from UC Irvine, focus on contemporary Egyptian history and why it has produced so many extremists. What were the social, economic and political pressures that created such radicalism in Egypt and transformed a religious movement into a group of violent terrorists?

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