1 edition of Understanding Jihadism in Pakistan found in the catalog.
Understanding Jihadism in Pakistan
Ashok Kumar Singh
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45).
|Statement||Ashok Kumar Singh|
|Series||ORF occasional paper -- 18|
|Contributions||Observer Research Foundation|
|LC Classifications||BP182 .S56 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||2010317516|
This is the first book to address in depth the interplay between radicalisation and political violence in Europe, as well as the effectiveness of counter-measures. As evidenced from the multitude of intercepted plots across several European cities since , the threat level and the intensity of the desire to perpetrate mass-casualty attacks within Europe is not diminishing. The History of Jihad is not just a history book, it is a veritable key to understanding present-day conflicts that still dominate the news. It also illuminates the reasons why negotiated settlements have failed repeatedly to bring peace between the Jewish state of Israel and the Palestinians, why the Muslim migrant influx into Europe is ill.
To gain an analytical understanding of the origins, magnitude, and evolution of the terrorist threats around the world and how to counteract them, the academic and public policy communities have produced a plethora of books on terrorism in general, the groups that engage in terrorist warfare, the extremist religious movements that drive. According to Shadi Hamid and Rashid Dar, jihadism is driven by the idea that jihad is an "individual obligation" (fard ‘ayn) incumbent upon all Muslims. This is in contrast with the belief of Muslims up until now (and by contemporary non-jihadists) that jihad is a "collective obligation" (fard kifaya) carried out according to orders of legitimate representatives of the Muslim .
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Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is one of the largest and most active Islamist militant organizations in South Asia largely operating out of Pakistan.
It is one of the most feared groups fighting against Indian-controlled Kashmir and is blamed for several deadly attacks on Indian general view of India and Western countries is that Pakistan's main intelligence.
"Among the plethora of books on jihad published since 9/11, David Cook's stands out in its ability to extend readers' awareness of the breadth of Muslim writing about the topic."-- International Journal of Middle East Studies " Understanding Jihad is one of the most helpful of the spate of new books to appear since the tragic events of Septemon the debate about jihad /5(6).
The Roots of Jihadist Extremism in Pakistan examines Pakistanis’ attitudes toward religion, religious minorities, and jihad, as well as the central narratives that 4/5(3). A great book to understand both Pakistan and Afghanistan. Pakistan participated in the war against the Soviets in Afghanistan by using fundamentalists to undermine Afghan Communist rule.
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The Book: Jihad is one of the most loaded and misunderstood terms in the news today. Contrary to popular understanding, the term does not mean "holy war." Nor does it simply refer to the inner spiritual struggle.
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About the Book First published inUnderstanding Jihad unravels the tangled historical, intellectual, and political meanings of jihad within the context of Islamic life.
In this revised and expanded second edition, author David Cook has included new material in light of pivotal developments such as the extraordinary events of the Arab Spring, the death of Usama b.
This paper examines the essential ideological unity of jihadist groups in Pakistan and its neighborhood. These movements include the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and the Haqqani Network, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Faith-Based Violence and Deobandi Militancy in Pakistan. This book documents and highlights the Deobandi dimension of extremism and its implications for faith-based violence and terrorism. This. A report by Pak Institute for Peace Studies Release Date: April ISBN: Edition: 2nd Length: Pages Product Description The book aims to map militant media, its genesis and evolution in Pakistan.
Content Analysis of militant print media reveals that the use of diction, terminologies style and tone of militant media is totally different from the mainstream. “Foreign fighters in Afghanistan and Pakistan after 9/11”.
Paper presented by Anne Stenersen at “Understanding Jihadism: Origins, Evolution, and Future Perspectives”, a round-table seminar jointly. CHAPTER SIX Thinking the Unthinkable: Implications of a Jihadist State in Pakistan (pp.
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The Covert War in Kashmir, By Praveen Swami. Edition 1st Edition. Truth behind how and when Pakistan started using jihad against India [Book extract] The Pakistani state has allowed these Kashmiri militant groups to.
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He recommends what to read if we’re to grasp the nuances of this complex and potentially explosive nation.Linking the group’s narratives to the process of Islamisation in Pakistan and divergent views on the country’s Islamic identity, it is the first systematic analysis of how the organisation, globally reviled as the perpetrator of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, has developed its conception of da’wah (proselytising) and jihad in response.Pakistan served your interests very prominently as a frontline state.
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