Crusader Dreams: Oslo 22/7, Islamophobia, and the Quest for a Monocultural Europe

  title={Crusader Dreams: Oslo 22/7, Islamophobia, and the Quest for a Monocultural Europe},
  author={Mattias Gardell},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  pages={129 - 155}
  • M. Gardell
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Art
  • Terrorism and Political Violence
The synchronized terror attacks on July 22, 2011 was the worst politically motivated assault in post-WW2 Norway. To the perpetrator, Anders Behring Breivik, 22/7 was a “marketing operation,” designed to draw attention to his compendium, 2083: A European Declaration of Independence. While Breivik acted alone, his political philosophy is far from unique. Through a detailed analysis of the compendium's content, identifying the original authors whose texts Breivik used but did not always… 

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