Publisher’s description summary Al-Qaida and Islamic State continue to captivate the world with their extreme violence. While much attention has been given to the operations and doctrines of jihadi groups,[…]
Publisher’s description summary Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was an influential Egyptian ideologue credited with establishing the theoretical basis for radical Islamism in the post colonial Sunni Muslim world. Lacking a pure[…]
Publisher’s description summary From Independence to Revolution tells the story of the complicated relationship between the Egyptian population and the nation’s most prominent political opposition — the Islamist movement. Most[…]
As part of ongoing research on both radical Islamist and far-right extremism, I spent the best part of 2009 following the activities of one British city’s al-Muhajiroun group. Also known[…]
Publisher’s description Haroro J. Ingram journeys through over a century of history, from the Islamist modernists of the late-1800s into the 21st century, in the first full length examination of[…]
Journal abstract This article examines how the phenomenon of homegrown terrorism has evolved over the past decade. It argues that there have been significant developments that impact how we conceptualize[…]
Is Islamist Terrorism More Dangerous?: An Empirical Study of Group Ideology, Organization, and Goal Structure
Journal abstract Scholars have traditionally argued that Islamist terrorist groups tend to commit higher casualty attacks. Noting that casualty rates of attacks vary widely across Islamist terrorist groups, this study[…]
Extends the argument that in order to understand the Taliban we need to go beyond the stereotyped images of Pashtun exceptionalism and Islamic fanaticism to look at socio-economic class and imperialism.
This short monograph addresses the topic of Islamist mobilisation in Southeast Asia, focusing on Indonesia, Philippines and Malaysia.
This is an extremely important work which articulates clearly the thinking and viewpoints of those involved in political Islam today and is valuable for anyone seeking know more about this subject.