Publishers description This volume of case studies examines the rise in violent extremism, terrorism and insurgency in South and South East Asia, and subsequent state responses. The South and South[…]
Failed States and the Origins of Violence A Comparative Analysis of State Failure as a Root Cause of Terrorism and Political Violence
Publisher’s description What makes a terrorist? Is an individual inherently predisposed to be attracted to political violence or does exposure to a certain environment desensitize them in such a way[…]
With so much interest in the relevance of the Deobandi school in contributing to the ideology of the Afghan resistance and, later, Taliban movements, this study is essential reading for anyone seeking to know more about the intellectual antecedents of both.
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.