Is Islam the root of the worlds problems?
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the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.
2. the basic cause, source, or origin of something.
the earth, together with all of its countries and peoples.
a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
Islam has been the cause of the world problems in many ways and some of them include Jihad,Islamic terrorism etc
The beginnings of Jihad are traced back to the words and actions of Muhammad and the Quran .  This encourages the use of Jihad against non-Muslims.  The Qu'ran, however, never uses the term Jihad for fighting and combat in the name of Allah; qital is used to mean "fighting." The struggle for Jihad in the Qu'ran was originally intended for the nearby neighbors of the Muslims, but as Islam expanded through conquest, the Quranic statements supporting Jihad were updated for the new adversaries.  The first
documentation of the law of Jihad was written by 'Abd al-Rahman al-Awza'i and Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani . The document grew out of debates that had surfaced ever since Muhammad's death.
Islamic terrorism is, by definition, terrorist acts committed by Muslim groups or individuals who profess Islamic or Islamist motivations or goals. Islamic terrorists have relied on particular interpretations of the tenets of the Quran and the Hadith's, citing these scriptures to justify violent tactics
including mass murder, genocide , child- molestation and slavery.  In recent decades, incidents of Islamic terrorism have occurred on a global scale, occurring not only in Muslim-majority states in Africa and Asia, but also abroad in Europe, Russia, and the United
States, and such attacks have targeted Muslims and non-Muslims.  In a number of the worst-affected Muslim-majority regions, these terrorists have been met by armed, independent resistance groups,  state actors and their proxies , and politically liberal Muslim protesters. 
Terror attacks by Islamist extremists to further a perceived Islamic religious or political cause have occurred globally. The attackers have used such tactics as arson , vehicle rampage attacks, bomb threats, suicide attacks, bombings, spree shooting, stabbings , hijackings, kidnappings and beheadings . The following is a list of Islamist terrorist attacks that have received significant press coverage since 1980.
April 18, 1983 " The April 1983 U.S. Embassy bombing , in Beirut, Lebanon by the Islamic Jihad Organization . 63 dead, 120 injured.  October 23, 1983 " The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing by the Islamic Jihad Organization . 307 dead 75 injured.
December 12, 1983 " 1983 Kuwait bombings . The 90-minute coordinated attack of six key foreign and Kuwaiti installations including two embassies, the airport, and the country's main petro-chemical plant, was more notable for the damage it might have caused than what was actually destroyed. What might have been "the worst terrorist episode of the twentieth century in the Middle East," succeeding in killing only 6 people because of the bombs' faulty rigging. 
September 20, 1984 " The 1984 United States embassy annex bombing in Beirut , Lebanon . 24 dead. April 12, 1985 " 1985 El Descanso bombing . 18 dead 82 injured. December 21, 1988 - 1988 Lockerbie bombing 270 dead, also includes 11 on the
ground July 7, 1989 " Tel Aviv Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack, near Kiryat Yearim . 16 dead. 
Osama bin Laden (1957"2011) was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for many high profile attacks, including the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings . The 1998 United States embassy bombing in Nairobi where 214 people were killed
including 12 Americans, 4000 others were wounded.
March 17, 1992 " The 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires. 29 killed 242 injured.
February 26, 1993 " World Trade Center bombing , in New York City. 6 killed. 
March 12, 1993 " Serial blasts in Mumbai kill 257 people.
July 2, 1993 " Sivas Massacre, Arson attack at a gathering in Sivas killing 35 intellectuals from Turkey, most of whom were Alevis .
April 6, 1994 " Afula Bus suicide bombing killing 8 wounding 55.
April 13, 1994 " Hadera bus station suicide bombing. killing 5 wounding 30.
October 19, 1994 " The Dizengoff Street bus bombing was a Hamas suicide attack on a passenger bus driving down Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv. 22 killed 50 injured.
November 11, 1994 " Netzarim Junction bicycle bombing killing 3 and wounding 12.
December 24, 1994 " Air France Flight 8969 hijacking in Algiers by 3 members of Armed Islamic Group of Algeria and another terrorist. 7 killed including 4 hijackers, 25 injured. 
April 23, 2000 " September 19, 2000 "2000 Sipadan kidnappings by 6 Islamist militants. Several injured.
October 12, 2000 " Attack on USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden. 17 American sailors were killed, 39 injured.
December 22, 2000 " Attack on Red Fort in Delhi. December 24, 2000 " Christmas Eve 2000 Indonesia bombings of churches in eight cities, 18 killed. 
March 4, 2001 " The 2001 Netanya bombing was a suicide bombing in Netanya , Israel. 3 killed 60+ injured.
April 14, 2001 " 2001 Ramna Batamul bombings.10 dead, many wounded.
May 18, 2001 " The 2001 HaSharon Mall suicide bombing in Net any a, Israel. 5 killed 100+ injured.
May 27, 2001 " The Dos Palmas kidnappings with more than 40 deaths and numerous injured.
June 1, 2001 " In the Dolphinarium discotheque suicide bombing 21 people were killed and 100+ were injured.
9 August 2001 " The Sbarro restaurant suicide bombing was a Hamas terrorist attack on a pizzeria in downtown Jerusalem. 15 killed 130 injured.
September 9, 2001 " The Nahariya train station suicide bombing was executed by an Arab-Israeli who was sent by Hamas and detonated himself on the crowded platform. 3 dead 94 injured.
September 11, 2001 " 4 planes hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda members: two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, New York; one into the The Pentagon in Arlington County , Virginia; and one into a field near Shanksville,Pennsylvania . 2,977 victims killed.
To name but a few, I am looking forward to a well decisive debate so please try and provide concrete evidence for your arguments. Thanks once more and I am awaiting your upcoming views.
Also, these extremist attacks are actually sponsored by countries like the U.S. and Israel, as said by Global Research-
What is unfolding is a process of "constructive chaos", engineered by the West. The destabilization of Iraq and its fragmentation has been planned long ago and is part of the "Anglo-American-Israeli "military road map" in the Middle East", as explained in 2006 in the following article:
"This project, which has been in the planning stages for several years, consists in creating an arc of instability, chaos, and violence extending from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria to Iraq, the Persian Gulf, Iran, and the borders of NATO-garrisoned Afghanistan.
The "New Middle East" project was introduced publicly by Washington and Tel Aviv with the expectation that Lebanon would be the pressure point for realigning the whole Middle East and thereby unleashing the forces of "constructive chaos." This "constructive chaos" "which generates conditions of violence and warfare throughout the region" would in turn be used so that the United States, Britain, and Israel could redraw the map of the Middle East in accordance with their geo-strategic needs and objectives. "
The redrawing and partition of the Middle East from the Eastern Mediterranean shores of Lebanon and Syria to Anatolia (Asia Minor), Arabia, the Persian Gulf, and the Iranian Plateau responds to broad economic, strategic and military objectives, which are part of a longstanding Anglo-American and Israeli agenda in the region"
A wider war in the Middle East could result in redrawn borders that are strategically advantageous to Anglo-American interests and Israel"
Attempts at intentionally creating animosity between the different ethno-cultural and religious groups of the Middle East have been systematic. In fact, they are part of a carefully designed covert intelligence agenda.
Even more ominous, many Middle Eastern governments, such as that of Saudi Arabia, are assisting Washington in fomenting divisions between Middle Eastern populations. The ultimate objective is to weaken the resistance movement against foreign occupation through a "divide and conquer strategy" which serves Anglo-American and Israeli interests in the broader region." (Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a "New Middle East", November 2006)
Your claims are too unrealistic. How can attacks like these represent almost 2 billion people??? That's just illogical. The good done by Muslims is just overlooked. Muslim organizations like HOPE and the Shahid foundation are not getting the right credit.
Jihadist organizations are extremist parties and are not supported wholly across the Muslim Ummah. People take a few incidents, and magnify them, like what you did. You need to understand that extremist movements are not accepted by the Quran, and people like you have misinterpreted the meaning of it. Please do more research before coming back with an argument, and on-biased ones at that
#1) 8,000 deadly terror attacks committed explicitly in the name of Islam in just the last ten years. (Other religions combined for perhaps a dozen or so).
#2 Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, had people killed for insulting him or for criticizing his religion. This included women. Muslims are told to emulate the example of Muhammad.
#3 Muhammad said in many places that he has been "ordered by Allah to fight men until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is his messenger." In the last nine years of his life, he ordered no less than 65 military campaigns to do exactly that.
Muhammad inspired his men to war with the basest of motives, using captured loot , sex and a gluttonous paradise as incentives. He beheaded captives, enslaved children and raped women captured in battle. Again, Muslims are told to emulate the example of Muhammad.
#4 After Muhammad died, the people who lived with
him and knew his religion best immediately fell into war with each other. Fatima, Muhammad's favorite daughter, survived the early years among the unbelievers at Mecca safe and sound, yet died of stress from the persecution of fellow Muslims only six months after her father died. She even miscarried
Muhammad's grandchild after having her ribs broken by the man who became the second caliph. Fatima's husband Ali, who was the second convert to Islam and was raised like a son to Muhammad, fought a civil war against an army raised by Aisha, Muhammad's favorite wife - and one whom he had said was a " perfect woman." 10,000 Muslims were killed in a single battle waged less than 25 years after Muhammad's death.
Three of the first four Muslim rulers (caliphs) were murdered. All of them were among Muhammad's closest companions. The third caliph was killed by allies of the son of the first (who was murdered by the fifth caliph a few years later, then wrapped in the skin of a dead donkey and burned). The fourth caliph (Ali) was stabbed to death after a bitter dispute with the
fifth. The fifth caliph went on to poison one of Muhammad's two favorite grandsons. The other grandson was later beheaded by the sixth caliph. The infighting and power struggles between Muhammad's family members, closest companions and their children only intensified with time. Within 50 short years of Muhammad's death, even the Kaaba, which had stood for centuries under pagan religion, lay in ruins from internal Muslim war... And that's just the fate of those within the house of Islam!
#5 Muhammad directed Muslims to wage war on other religions and bring them under submission to Islam. Within the first few decades following his death, his Arabian companions invaded and conquered Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and
A mere 25 years after Muhammad's death, Muslim armies had captured land and people within the borders of over 28 modern countries outside of Saudi Arabia.
#6 Muslims continued their Jihad against other religions for 1400 years, checked only by the ability of non-Muslims to defend themselves. To this day, not a week goes by that Islamic fundamentalists do not attempt to kill Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists explicitly in the name of Allah. None of these other religions are at war with each other.
#7 Islam is the only religion that has to retain its
membership by formally threatening to kill anyone. who leaves. This is according to the example set by Muhammad.
#8 Islam teaches that non-Muslims are less than fully human. Muhammad said that Muslims can be put to death for murder, but that a Muslim could never be put to death for killing a non- Muslim.
#9 The Qur'an never once speaks of Allah's love for
non-Muslims, but it speaks of Allah's cruelty toward and hatred of non-Muslims more than 500 times
"Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar!"
(The last words from the cockpit of Flight 93)
From the above, one will definitely conclude that Islam is the root cause of world problems,so please my opponent stop posting irrelevant material and try to refute my argument with concrete evidence if you can. Thanks once more and good luck
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