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Author Aboul-Enein, Youssef H

Title Militant Islamist ideology : understanding the global threat / Youssef H. Aboul-Enein

Publ Info Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  BP182 .A21357 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BP182 .A21357 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 252 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Precise definitions of the threat -- A hidden center of gravity : militant Islamists cloaking themselves in Islam -- What is not being taught in politicized madrassas : beginning to understand militant Islamist ideology -- The Qur'an : how do militant Islamists abuse verses? -- The term jihad : various interpretations -- Muhammad and the succession crisis -- Islamic government : a highly debatable concept among Muslims -- The 1925 caliphate debates -- Countering militant Islamist rhetoric using Islam -- Marginalizing al-Qaida : utilizing al-Qaida rhetoric and actions -- Ibn Taymiyyah : unlocking the origins of current militant Islamist ideology (1263-1327) -- Ibn Abdul-Wahhab (1703-1792) : the founder of Wahhabism -- Hassan al-Banna and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood : the first Islamist political party -- Sayyid Qutb : twentieth-century theoretician of militant Islamist ideology (1906-1966) -- Inside the Soviet-Afghan war (1979-1989) : a militant Islamist perspective -- Usama bin Laden : a quick exposť -- A basic analytic primer on Shiism -- Other major figures in the militant Islamist movement -- Al-Qaida's wedge issues for the United States to consider -- Mindsets that hamper America's capabilities -- Conclusion and further reading
LC subject Jihad
Islamic fundamentalism
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Qaida (Organization)
Link Online version: Aboul-Enein, Youssef H. Militant Islamist ideology. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2010 (OCoLC)742158449
ISBN 9781591140016 (acid-free paper)
1591140013 (acid-free paper)