Jihad's New Heartlands: Why The West Has Failed To Contain Islamic Fundamentalism
"Jihad's New Heartlands: How The West Has Failed To Contain Islamic Fundamentalism" is a ground breaking book offering an insightful and thorough analysis of the most important territories where Islamic fundamentalism has taken a foothold. The author, Gabriel G Tabarani thanks to his combination of thorough research, wide-ranging travel and extensive experience in the field provides a thorough historical, political and social analysis of the key variables, historical events and most importantly their potential consequences. This extensive study, across many of the world's foremost and pertinent Islamic fundamentalist breeding grounds such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Somalia, The Levant, and The Maghreb, offers the reader an in depth look at the context of Islamic Fundamentalism's rise in prominence, profile and destabilising potential. This analysis is extended to Muslim populations living in Europe and America helping to explain the causes for the West’s failure to contain Islamic extremism both at home and abroad. "Jihad's New Heartlands", in addition to being written by one of the region’s foremost experts, is a must read for any person wanting to understand the causes of Islamic Fundamentalism’s rise and the consequences of its ascent in an increasingly globalised yet unstable world.
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IS IT ISLAMIC OR A GLOBAL PHENOMENON?
BETWEEN TWO FIRES
FIRST STEPS TOWARD CHANGE
THE GREAT GAME
NEW CENTRE OF FEAR
THE BASE OF THE NEW TERRORISM
ALQAIDAS NEW SAFE HAVEN
ALQAIDAS POTENTIAL NEW FRONTIER
THE ISLAMISTS THREAT
A CLASH OF CIVILISATIONS?
THE ISLAMIC CHALLENGE
COMBATING ISLAMIC MILITANTS NOT ISLAM
CAN THE WEST CONTAIN ISLAMIC EXTREMISM?
REFERENCES AND NOTES
THE HOTBED OF FUTURE TERROR
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