Crime Politics War Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists? 20. November 201921. November 2019 ViralTom 0 Comments extremist, Islam, Pakistan, Terror, Terrorist What makes someone become an Islamic extremist? Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? Haroon Ullah, a senior State Department advisor and a foreign policy professor at Georgetown University, shares what he discovered while living in Pakistan. Most surprising results for most people – I think!