The Old Men in the Mountains: Muslim Culture and the Psychological Side of Terrorism
This story offers a revealing look into the concept of honor in the Muslim world. Perhaps the moral of this story is that one can getaway with a great deal if one simply devises a way in which theother party can save face. Perhaps. This may be an effectiv
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