The legacy of the War on Terror for Muslims in the West | Melbourne Asia Review

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Although the rising popularity of the political far-right in Western liberal democracies has shifted Australia’s security gaze away from Islamic terrorism, two decades of terrorism countermeasures has left scars on Muslim communities down under and elsewhere. So how has living under the yoke of the War on Terror influenced how Muslims see themselves and their place in Western societies? What impact has this environment of suspicion and fear had on the generation of young Muslims who came of age during this period? Researchers of Muslim societies in the West Professor Michael Humphrey and Dr Jan Ali examine the ongoing impacts of the War on Terror with presenter Peter Clarke.

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Main image: (L-R) Prof Michael Humphrey and Dr Jan Ali. Listing image: Protestors in New York, 2015. Credit: Joe Catron/Flickr.