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How Islam Got Political

Frank Gardner traces the rise of political Islam over the last century and talks to those inspired by Islamist ideology to find out what different groups believe.

BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner traces the rise of political Islam over the last century, talking to those inspired by Islamist ideology to find out what different groups believe, and why so many British Muslims are attracted to their ideas.

From the political Islamic movement founded in colonial India by Syed Abul Ala Mawdudi to the Muslim Brotherhood and al Qaeda, this special edition of Analysis traces the history of mainstream and radical political Islam.

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Sun 13 Nov 2005 21:00

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