• Marko M. Krstić МУП Републике Србије ПУ у Шапцу


religion, religious beliefs, suicidal terrorism, conflict


The subject of the work is the readiness of a terrorist organization inspired by religion to use the method of suicide attack. Certain conflict areas, including IsraelPalestine, Iraq and Afghanistan, and terrorist organizations in them, have little difficulty finding volunteers who are willing to kill themselves. Instead, the presence of religious services, thought to increase the coalition's commitment, positively provides support for suicide attacks. The unique effects of religious beliefs on political violence will also be elaborated by applying their insights on variations in the severity of suicide attacks. Many experts claim that the incidence of suicidal attacks is fueled by religious beliefs and in order to test this hypothesis, it is necessary to investigate whether the total number of suicidal attacks per violent conflict or the annual number of suicide attacks per country is linked to religious conflicts.


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