We have collected the best Extremism Quotes by famous authors including Roger Stone, Joe Sestak, Maajid Nawaz, Otto Schily, Elliott Abrams and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I oppose the spending of trillions in Iraq and Afghanistan, I strongly oppose Islamic extremism but don’t believe that sending troops to die in two unwinnable wars makes sense.
Our 21st-century world is an incredibly dangerous one. Between brutal civil wars, violent extremism, spreading autocracy, rising inequality, territorial expansionism, election interference, and nuclear proliferation, our policymakers have their hands full.
The British state already invests in early intervention campaigns in drug abuse and sexual health. Challenging extremism should be no less of a priority.
This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism. And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism and extremism in their mosques.
While we use American power to fight hard for democracy against extremism on both left and right, our critics seem suspicious of any assertion of United States power or influence against any government or group that claims to be on the left.
The biggest danger of this terrorism and extremism is the tarnishing of the reputation of our beloved religion… We will not allow this to happen.
Mohammad bin Salman
What we have seen with Islamist extremism, whether it is in Mali or Somalia or Afghanistan, is that the disease is not necessarily the individual country. The disease is the Islamist extremism, and that’s what we have to fight; that’s the narrative that we have to beat.
We must maximize our efforts to counter violent extremism, radicalization and recruitment in the United States and stop using xenophobia and ethnic stereotyping.
Libya became a rat’s nest of extremism after NATO helped depose dictator Moammar Gadhafi, and it now exports weapons, jihadists, and ideology to Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Political prodigies are rare in a nation that grooms top leaders through decades of Communist Party road-testing and pageantry. And because Chairman Mao’s cult of personality led the country into extremism, the Party spent the next three decades engineering its politicians to be as indistinguishable as possible.
The idea of trying to fight against extremism was written off as naive.
Terrorism and extremism bear different names and labels. It uses diverse causes. But in each case, it is driven by distortion of religion and a misguided belief in its power to succeed.
The way to tackle Muslimphobia is to tackle prejudice against Muslims. What it is not is to pretend that Islamist extremism does not exist.
Confronting and undermining the narratives and ideas of extremism must therefore be one of our key tasks. To do this, we must retain the courage of our convictions in the face of extremism.
Jonas Gahr Store
Sufis were always spreading love with their music, and if some kind of extremism is a threat to it, it is a threat to all humanity.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice.
We need to understand that an open society and free speech and press… really are the best weapons against al Qaeda and extremism.
We cannot hope to effectively counter extremism if we just focus on schools, universities and prisons: we need to take this online as well.
Our enemy is not Islam. Islam is not the enemy of America; Americans are not the enemy of Islam. Our real enemy is extremism and radicalism.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
I am concerned about any form of violent extremism.
Many young Muslims see no opportunities for themselves and do not feel they have control over their lives or a stake in their nation’s future. Such pessimism leads to disengagement. We risk losing a generation of young Muslims to apathy and extremism.
The British and French governments have taken a strong stance against ‘extremist content’ online when addressing their approach to tackling extremism.
We have a rise of extremism because we need to give a sense that we are targeting some of the deeper problems in Greece, the injustices.
Donald Trump is about the rise of right-wing extremism, not only in this country, but in Europe.
Let’s not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children.
CPEC will play its important role for eliminating terrorism and extremism and poverty alleviation in the region.
The war against Islamic extremism will be long. They are in it for the long haul, which means that we have to be also.
We have learned – or at least we should have – that seeing Islamist extremism purely as a reaction to what we do is fundamentally mistaken. Indeed that view – Western centric as it is – belittles the threat we face. It implies we can somehow opt out of this fight, that if we hide maybe they will leave us alone.
Most governments are pragmatic, most people are logical. There are pockets of extremism in Israel, in the U.S. and in the Muslim world. But we have to fight them with reason, with logic and with compassion.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
We ignore the similarities between the religious extremism and ethno-nationalism at our peril.
We know that the most dangerous places in the world are more often than not the most dangerous places for women, where women are denied their rights and oppressed. These are the places that are unstable and where extremism often takes hold.
Domestic violent extremism is not a threat limited to any single law enforcement agency.
Al Qaeda’s message that violence, terrorism and extremism are the only answer for Arabs seeking dignity and hope is being rejected each day in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and throughout the Arab lands.
Saudi Arabia has supported Wahhabi madrasas in poor countries in Africa and Asia, exporting extremism and intolerance. Saudi Arabia also exports instability with its brutal war in Yemen, intended to check what it sees as Iranian influence.
Peace along with freedom and justice are the pillars for attaining both security and stability and will pave the way towards the eradication of oppression, extremism, and terrorism in our world.
The so-called cancel culture on the Internet, the extremism that sometimes flares up on university campuses and newsrooms, and the exaggerated claims of those who practice identity politics are a political and cultural problem that will require real bravery to fight.
I’ve done a fair bit of work in the dramatic space researching extremism and how it operates and it gets inside your head and how people get radicalized by it. It’s a very slippery slope.
Research shows that if people are talking and listening to like-minded others, they become more dogmatic, more unified, and more extreme. Personalized Facebook experiences are a breeding ground for misunderstanding and miscommunication across political lines and, ultimately, for extremism.
Terrorism and religious extremism are huge challenges. They go hand in glove.
The fault lines are shifting from the boundaries of nations into the web of our societies and the streets of our cities. And, terrorism and extremism are a global force that are larger than their changing names, groups, territories and targets.
To deal with radicalism and extremism, we need to deal with economic inequality. This is what I learned from my experience in Solo and then in Jakarta.
As people’s opportunities to succumb to confirmation bias increases online – only seeking out information that confirms their prejudices – ignorance, extremism and close-mindedness have continued to rise unabated.
Extremism is no more the monopoly of Islam than it is the monopoly of other religions, including Christianity.
The problem with our region is that there are areas with oil and too much money, and then there are places such as south Lebanon and the Palestinian territories where there is no work, and instead of developing industry, they become dependent on oil money – this results in extremism.
Clearly, the response to terrorism and violent extremism must respect human rights and comply with international law. That is not just a question of justice but of effectiveness.
When Canada works to counter extremism and terrorism, particularly in the Middle East, Israel is always a natural partner and a close ally.
Now we have a generational threat struggle called Islamist extremism.
As the urgency of the threat presented by Islamic extremism grows, we cannot afford to have the commander-in-chief issue executive orders in direct contravention of laws that he enacted.
Why are fanatics so terrified of girls’ education? Because there’s no force more powerful to transform a society. The greatest threat to extremism isn’t drones firing missiles, but girls reading books.
The strength of democratic societies relies on their capacity to know how to stand firm against extremism while respecting justice in the means used to fight terrorism.
Especially today as we fight the war on terror – against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag – we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag.
Let me be very clear: We monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don’t have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence.
There are many Muslims of good will and despise this extremism as much as anyone of any other faith.
Right-wing extremism is all about patience. That is, until it makes its move, and then it is sudden and explosive.
If you create something, you don’t want someone else to go and profit from it; you have your right to make a living and everything. So I respect copyright. What I don’t respect is copyright extremism. And I what I don’t respect is a business model that encourages piracy.
Upon closer examination, it’s obvious that the history of modern conservative is permeated with racism, extremism, conspiracy-mongering, isolationism and know-nothingism.
The extremism of the Trump administration has galvanized women to push back against the political system that has disadvantaged them for a generation.
Heather Cox Richardson
If we value human rights, they should be at the core of the project against violent extremism, and women a key part of our imagined future.
Non-violent extremism is essentially the increase of intolerant and bigoted demands made by groups seeking to dominate society.
The fact is that there is a serious problem of extremism with minority groups within Muslim communities.
There is no place for any kind of extremism in society.
We are in a world that is quite extremist and extremism makes more noise. Normality does not sell.
Vicente del Bosque
Virtually all modern forms of extremism accuse liberal Western democratic systems of being hypocritical and, ultimately, weak.
Jonas Gahr Store
The frothing Trump-haters’ extremism turns whatever criticism they have for the guy into mere parody.
The ’90s came, and then the 2000s, and we saw radical corporate interest extremism, we’ve seen the disparity between rich and poor just get bigger, with globalisation and the corporate agenda on the rise ever since.
A 2014 survey found that 74% of law-enforcement agencies reported antigovernment extremism as one of the top terrorist threats. Just 3% of those agencies viewed the threat from Muslim extremists as severe.
A desire to contain extremism is a major reason why Putin offered help to the United States in battling the Taliban in Afghanistan after 9/11. It is also why Russia maintains close relations with Shia Iran, which acts as a counterweight to Sunni powers.
Where the West has intervened in African domestic affairs, such as it did in Libya 2011, the country became a cradle of extremism that exports weapons, jihadists, and ideology to the rest of Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
The police have spent years pursuing Islamic extremism while too often overlooking the growing violent threat posed by the far-right.
The Keynesian idea is once again accepted that fiscal policy and deficit spending has a major role to play in guiding a market economy. I wish Friedman were still alive so he could witness how his extremism led to the defeat of his own ideas.
With awareness and a social movement against extremism, we can prevent our children from becoming terrorists.
Terrorism and the fight against extremism is our fight.
The bottom line is this. When it comes to preventing violent extremism and terrorism in the United States, Muslim Americans are not part of the problem, you’re part of the solution.
Extremism in defense of liberty is not a vice, but I denounce political extremism, of the left or the right, based on duplicity, falsehood, fear, violence and threats when they endanger liberty.
George W. Romney
Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.
Through adopting radical extremism, some young men who previously felt humiliated and emasculated by their peers can now feel powerful and intimidating – and gain status, attention from young women, and the comradeship and solidarity of other young men like themselves.
Open debate is our strongest tool in standing up to extremism. The far more dangerous avenue is to force extremist ideas underground, where they can fester without competition.
Jonas Gahr Store
The reality is that far-right extremism is no longer dominated by loners.
Ultimately, the forces of dictatorship and extremism robbed me of my mother, but she lives on as a symbol of hope, a role model for women across the world. She proved beyond a doubt, with her life and relentless courage, that women can certainly do everything.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
When listening to politicians, distinguish certain words. Look out for the expansive use of ‘terrorism’ and ‘extremism.’ Be alive to the fatal notions of ‘exception’ and ’emergency.’ Be angry about the treacherous use of patriotic vocabulary.
Timothy D. Snyder
Extremism is always potentially dangerous, but in Hungary’s political reality, Jobbik and the other far-right parties have no chance of having a major influence.
You know, when we get to a point in this country where dissent is extremism, we’ve turned, I think, a very dark page in our history. And I don’t want us to go there. I encourage Americans and I’m – right now, to go to these town hall meetings, to – to talk to your Congressmen, the people that you elected.
Radicalisation or the risk of children being drawn into non violent extremism is a very real threat in this country.
Islamic extremism may well be the greatest threat to Western values and Western security in the world.
Fundamentalism is such a pejorative word and immediately evokes images of angry extremism. In my experience, that’s not usually what it looks like. I was a fundamentalist in high school.
I cannot determine what people or nations should do, but I do think that extremism gives birth to following and subsequent extremism.
Violent extremism is going viral, but our response to it is moving at bureaucratic, sluggish speed.
The government wants to be able to attack extremism and hatred wherever it occurs.
Our ideals are under the constant threat of extremism, whether in the form of radical Muslim groups or the emergence of other elements seeking to deny the rights and freedoms of others.