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There are many concepts and phrases which are common to all Muslims, but which have a particular meaning for Islamic extremists. Jihad is a term that we hear often, in[…]
This chapter gives an invaluable insight into a document setting out preparations for the 9/11 attacks and is a useful resource for anyone seeking to understand this phenomenon.
Although written before Al-Qaida became a force in the Islamist movement, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the geopolitical grievances of that world view.
This work is valuable because it demonstrates how contemporary Islamists have departed from Jinnah’s original vision for Pakistan and the legacy he left behind.