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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Caliphate: The Threat of Radical Islam to Europe and the West. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2007. 240 pages. ISBN 978-0-275-99525-6. $39.95. Reviewed by Ted Galen Carpenter. In the aftermath of 9/11, the United States has understandably focused on the radical Islamic terrorist threat emanating from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 89–100.
Published: 01 June 2016
... non-oil-producing states struggled to provide better living conditions to their populations. Meanwhile, the war in Syria continued, the Islamic State (ISIS) was extending its efforts to establish a caliphate, and a massive influx of refugees was reaching Central Europe seeking asylum. In this context...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 21–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is associate professor of security studies at Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 jihad takfir sectarianism caliphate Islamism Zarqawi’s Legacy: Al Qaeda’s ISIS “Renegade” Anthony N. Celso Al Qaeda in Iraq’s (AQI’s) rebirth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 5–20.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of Egyptian origin, one of many, it appears, who feel enticed to fight for Islam and the caliphate and against the Western hyper- power and its allies. IS flags could be seen at protests in Paris and Brussels and, according to Der Spiegel, a flag was spotted flying outside a home in New Jersey.6...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 135–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the years 1876 to 1909. In the process of this dating, he also develops an analysis of how this politicization evolved in the context of all of its “background forces” during the thirty- three years of Abdul Hamid’s reign as both sultan (secular leader) and caliph (religious...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 138–141.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of this dating, he also develops an analysis of how this politicization evolved in the context of all of its “background forces” during the thirty- three years of Abdul Hamid’s reign as both sultan (secular leader) and caliph (religious leader). Karpat closely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
...] or the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria [ISIS]) is a militant jihadist group that origi- nated in Iraq and had been led by Abu Bakr al-­Baghdadi since 2010. On 29 June 2014, al-­Baghdadi declared the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.6...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., comparable to Islamic sharia law. However, as a result of Jews living in exile for thousands of years following the destruction of the second Jewish temple in 70 AD, Jewish law could not be implemented the way sharia was under successive caliphates. When the state of Israel was founded in 1948...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Caliphate: The Threat of Radical Islam to Europe and the West. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2007. 240 pages. ISBN 978-0-275-99525-6. $39.95. Reviewed by Ted Galen Carpenter. In the aftermath of 9/11, the United States has understandably focused on the radical Islamic terrorist threat emanating from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Reviews  151 Christopher Deliso: The Coming Balkan Caliphate: The Threat of Radical Islam to Europe and the West. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2007. 240 pages. ISBN 978-0-275-99525-6. $39.95. Reviewed by Ted Galen Carpenter. In the aftermath of 9/11, the United States has understandably focused...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 12–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of recreating the Roman Empire. The communists spoke of attainment of the goal of a worldwide communist soci- ety. And the Islamists speak of a return to the caliphate of the eighth century that would ultimately dominate the world. Each of these movements believes that it has possession of the whole truth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 82–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... its “decoupling” from al Qaeda in June of 2016, JN was Ayman al-­Zawahiri’s official Syr- ian affiliate.22 ISIS would later evolve into the Islamic State, which has con- structed a proto-­jihadist state in western Iraq and eastern Syria. Its caliphate-­ building project has prompted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 121–141.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Muslim governments.9 Taking Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri at their word, the Islamists envision a new Islamist caliphate stretching from southern Spain to North Africa to Arabia and beyond to combat globalization and the “crusader states” that promote secular liberal capitalism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 86–101.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to the country’s Moorish past and the presence of the Islamic caliphate for seven centuries. When speaking of Spain, bin Laden has spoken about the “tragedy of al-Andalus” to refer to the Christian conquest of Moorish Spain in the fi fteenth century and the collapse of the Islamic Spanish caliphate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., this is the ultimate objective of the Islamic State (ISIS), which seeks to establish a caliphate that stretches across current state borders. As ISIS entered Iraq in 2014, its sleek propaganda machine even called the move “Smashing Sykes-­ Picot,” referring to the 1916 Anglo-­French treaty that established...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in different households in Abbassid, Baghdad. Whereas for the modern elite family, households were typically monogamous and strict harem seclusion was possible only for families in which the women did not play prominent roles in the family economy, the caliphal harem was an enormously complicated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and strict harem seclusion was possible only for families in which the women did not play prominent roles in the family economy, the caliphal harem was an enormously complicated polygamous space, housing not only the caliph’s wives and concubines but also his mother and children. In both...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 94–97.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in different households in Abbassid, Baghdad. Whereas for the modern elite family, households were typically monogamous and strict harem seclusion was possible only for families in which the women did not play prominent roles in the family economy, the caliphal harem was an enormously complicated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-­ Qaeda Magazine Calls for Xinjiang to Be ‘Recovered by the Islamic Caliphate,’ ” South China Morning Post, 13 November 2014, www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621190/new-­al-­qaeda -­magazine-­calls-­xinjiang-­be-­recovered-­islamic-­caliphate?page=allw?usp=sharing; “Did You Know: 10 Facts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–95); and in numerous other positions in the US State Department. He currently serves as president and executive director of the US-Qatar Business Council. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Arab Awakening ISIL caliphate revolution Facing Reality in the Middle East...