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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 5–20.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Barbara Franz Thousands of young Europeans have joined the jihad. This essay looks at the reasons why the holy war is so popular among this cohort. While failed integration policies and widespread online media recruitment remain crucial for understanding this popularity, these explanations alone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 80–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Anthony N. Celso The presence of al Qaeda in the Maghreb (AQIM) may be interpreted as the opening of a new front in the cause of international jihad. However, terrorist activity in North Africa is not new, for the region has been convulsed by past jihadist insurgencies. The essay argues that AQIM...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 130–132.
Published: 01 June 2003
... questions raised by Americans after the attacks and has presented a strong scholarly analysis of the teachings of Islam on such issues as jihad, violence, and terrorism. It seems that one of his goals was to help Americans understand Islam so that they will not judge it by the actions of the few who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 132–137.
Published: 01 June 2003
... analysis of the teachings of Islam on such issues as jihad, violence, and terrorism. It seems that one of his goals was to help Americans understand Islam so that they will not judge it by the actions of the few who hijacked the religion and attacked the United States. Esposito’s greatest...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 137–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... questions raised by Americans after the attacks and has presented a strong scholarly analysis of the teachings of Islam on such issues as jihad, violence, and terrorism. It seems that one of his goals was to help Americans understand Islam so that they will not judge it by the actions of the few who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 117–129.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the Muslim response to the Crusades was initially intermittent, unorganized, and disrupted by a preoccupation with internal problems. Later Muslims, how- ever, fully utilized the doctrine of jihad, alongside the production of a genre of literature, to combat the invaders. Although Jerusalem was retaken...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 33–47.
Published: 01 June 2014
...) is illustrative of how bin Laden spawned a network beyond his control. Formed by Jordanian jihadist Abu Musab al-­ Zarqawi in Iraq in 2003, Tawid wal-­Jihad (Unity and Holy War) formally aligned with al Qaeda after tense negotiations. Zarqawi’s indiscriminate tar- geting of the Shiite community and his...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., as the sole remaining superpower, as the prime target for violent radicals. Evolution of Jihadism International terrorism continues to evolve, but 9/11 was such a salient, era- defining event that common perceptions of terrorism have remained partly frozen in 2001. They have taken...
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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 (2004) 15 (4): 203–218.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Robert S. Leiken Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Robert S. Leiken is director of the Immigration and National Security Program at the Nixon Center and author of Bearers of Global Jihad?Immigration and National Security after 11 September . Europe’s Immigration Problem, and Ours...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 46–59.
Published: 01 December 2006
... is the global or transnational aspect of the Islamic movements practicing radical jihadism. This movement derives from a perceived failure of Arab and even Islamic secularism and a perceived threat to the umma (community of Muslims) now perceived in globalization and the behavior of the United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and the local policy levels, “The pre- revolutionary agricultural administration was reorganized, and a number of new organi- zations were set up to implement the rural development programmes: the service cen- tres, the revolutionary organization (Jihad-e Sazandegi), Islamic rural councils and the mosha...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 126–129.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of new organi- zations were set up to implement the rural development programmes: the service cen- tres, the revolutionary organization (Jihad-e Sazandegi), Islamic rural councils and the mosha cooperatives.” Shakoori reviews these governmental efforts in chapter 3. His candid verdict...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 June 2002
... agricultural administration was reorganized, and a number of new organi- zations were set up to implement the rural development programmes: the service cen- tres, the revolutionary organization (Jihad-e Sazandegi), Islamic rural councils and the mosha cooperatives.” Shakoori reviews these governmental...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2002
... as varied as Libya and Russia to join an antiterror coalition and assist in waging international war against the proponents and foot soldiers of terrorism. Syria has permitted the Palestinian Islamic Jihad to use Syrian territory for safe haven—and operational planning for terror operations in Israel...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 September 2010
... declared jihad in support of Saddam Hus- sein and anticipated a series of Islamic revolutions across the Arab world. In this essay I seek to illustrate how the power struggle between Bashir and Turabi shaped Sudan’s foreign policy rationale from the late 1990s onward. I analyze the extent to which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 June 2013
... — that drives men to seek mili- tant jihad as a way of life. By applying Aslam’s analysis, policymakers will have a new concept to employ as they consider how to stop the flow of young men into the ranks of terrorist organizations, and they may be able to answer her call to action: “The siphon- ing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2013
... — that drives men to seek mili- tant jihad as a way of life. By applying Aslam’s analysis, policymakers will have a new concept to employ as they consider how to stop the flow of young men into the ranks of terrorist organizations, and they may be able to answer her call to action: “The siphon- ing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 111–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... — that drives men to seek mili- tant jihad as a way of life. By applying Aslam’s analysis, policymakers will have a new concept to employ as they consider how to stop the flow of young men into the ranks of terrorist organizations, and they may be able to answer her call to action: “The siphon- ing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 June 2008
... quite effective in couching their war with America as a war against the enemies of Islam. As much as the Bush admin- istration has emphasized that it is not at war with Islam, the Islamists portray its sustained denunciation of jihad and jihadi culture as rejection of Islam, since jihad...