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Opinion/Editorial: Extremism in Islam Part 1; The Roots of Modern-Day Terrorism

Extremism in Islam is a growing threat to the entire world. This extremism in Islam has given birth to groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria; Al-Qaeda; Ansar al-Shariah in Tunisia; al-Shabab in Tunisia, ISIS, and other extremist groups. These groups not only target non-Muslims for violence, but Muslims as well who do not believe the same as them. These groups follow what is known as the Khawarij or Khajarite