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

Author/Creator:
Aboul-Enein, Youssef H.
Publication:
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 252 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Jihad.
Islamic fundamentalism.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Qaida (Organization)
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781591140016 (acid-free paper)
1591140013 (acid-free paper)
OCLC:
502037158
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