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Religious Extremism: Roots and Causes with Mounir Ghaout

Maher Gabra interviews researcher Mounir Ghaout about the causes of the emergence of political Islam movements and their working mechanisms. They also discuss the intellectual roots of the phenomenon of religious extremism and how to confront it.

Mr. Ghaout is the regional coordinator of “Students for Liberty” (MENA region) An organization that aims to support the ideas of classical liberalism. He is an economic researcher and has been active in the student movement in Morocco for years. He has several articles discussing ideas of political Islam and issues of religious extremism.