LEBANON: Jihad is no different than any human and civilized concept of self-defense.
It expresses the innate human nature of self-defense, or preventing the others from building the ability for a sudden aggression . . . Jihad in Islam is not using violence against the unbeliever, but against the fighting aggressor. MORE »
"On Faith" and Georgetown University asked dozens of the world's leading scholars to discuss Islam's view of violence, human rights and other religions in "Muslims Speak Out." The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life provided analysis of public opinion surveys. more »