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A panel talks about Islam, the Koran, and a man named Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian Muslim philosopher whose work has been studied as an important influence on Islamic terrorists today.
- John Esposito director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and author of "Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam" (Oxford)
- Paul Berman author of "Terror and Liberalism" (W.W. Norton) and of "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror" in "The New York Times Magazine", March 23, 2003
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