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Bobby Ghosh:
Why global jihad is losing

TEDxGeorgetown · 16:31 · Filmed Sep 2012
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Bobby Ghosh: Why global jihad is losing
16:31 · Filmed September 2012 at TEDxGeorgetown · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Throughout the history of Islam, says journalist Bobby Ghosh, there have been two sides to jihad: one, internal, a personal struggle to be better, the other external. A small minority has appropriated the second meaning, using it as an excuse for deadly global violence against "the West." Ghosh suggests it's time to reclaim the word.

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Bobby Ghosh is the Managing Editor at Quartz. Full bio
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