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Review of Jan Goodwins The Price of Honor It has been nearly three years since the attack of September 11th 2001 shocked the world Americans and our allies were forced to take a good look at the terrorist activity originating in the Middle East Besides reports of terrorist training camps and the possible existence of weapons of mass destruction we found an enemy who for various reasons despise the basic principles that America was founded upon This enemy is not Islam nor is it all Muslims It is a small percentage 10 to 15 of Islamic Muslims who are extremists They perpetuate a doctrine that according to many Muslim leaders is not supported by the Koran nor the majority of the Muslim population These extreme militant believers support an ideology that among other atrocities advocates the extreme abuse of women both physically and psychologically Jan Goodwin explored the Islamic Belt a change of countries whose population is between 90 to 100 Muslim Goodwin xiii In the late 1980s and early 1990s Goodwin lived in the countries of Pakistan Afghanistan Iran the United Arab Emirate states Kuwait Saudi Arabia Iraq Jordon Israeli-Occupied Territories and Egypt She interviewed thousands of women attempting to see behind the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World Goodwin cover Goodwin is a journalist not a religious studies scholar who is reporting her findings from the perspective of a journalist with over twenty years experience in Middle Eastern politics In 1995 she published The Price of Honor after living there for six years In late 2001 she returned to document any changes in the status of women after the Taliban was removed from power In 2003 she published a revised edition of her 1995 book with updates of her findings Goodwins basic argument is that Islamic extremism of which the Taliban is but one regime is growing and the treatment of Muslim women is the wind sock showing which way the wind
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