Dr. Tawfik Hamid succinctly, categorically and comprehensively explains in his "must read book" what we are too lazy or ignorant to analyze for ourselves.I had the opportunity to see him speak, in Jackson Hole, and I am dang glad I did.
Dr. Tawfik Hamid, Speaker, Author, Muslim Reformer explains from his insider understanding of the terrorist mentality, Dr. Tawfik Hamid predicted the destruction of the Twin Towers (9-11), Madrid bombings, and London attacks. Now his mission has become "to speak out against radical Islam, a cancer that is spreading with frightening rapidity across the globe today."
A courageous as well as scholarly initiator of Islamic reformation, Dr. Tawfik Hamid seeks to build new thinking within Islam to overcome the hatred and violent extremism that have metastasized within his religious tradition as he states: "in order to make Love prevail you should defeat Hatred"!
Understanding the Islamic Jihadist's Mind
Dr. Hamid is able to explain why extremist Islam is far more prevalent and poses a far more serious threat than most Americans and the West in general appreciate; to our economy, ecology, and national security.
Who better to speak of the mindset of a radical Islamic jihadist than one who has been there. Dr. Tawfik Hamid can speak with authority on this topic from personal experience.
"What occupies the mind of a jihad-driven Muslim? How is such fervor planted in young and impressionable believers? Where does it originate? How did Hamid a once innocent child who grew up in a liberal, moderate and educated household-find himself a member of a radical Islamic group?
"These questions go to the root of Islamic violence and must be addressed if free societies are to combat radical Islam. To further this aim, He explores the psychological development of a jihadi's mind through my own first-hand experience as a former member of a Muslim terrorist organization.
Every American needs to read this book