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Aboul-Enein, Youssef H
Militant Islamist ideology : understanding the global threat / Youssef H. Aboul-Enein
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BP182 .A21357 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jihad
Islamic fundamentalism
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Subject Qaida (Organization)
Physical Description xvii, 252 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-224) 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 exposé -- 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

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