In this article, I argue that the social origins of terror are rooted less in poverty— or in growing discontent with U.S. foreign policy—and more in the values and beliefs associated with the mixed economies of developing countries in a globalizing world. I show how liberal-democratic values and beliefs are embedded in the economic infrastructure that prevails in market democracies in the values and beliefs associated with the mixed economies of developing countries in a globalizing world. I argue that the social origins of terror are rooted lesshow liberal-democratic values and beliefs are embedded.