Ethno-nationalism, Islam and the State in the Caucasus: Post-Soviet Disorder
Routledge, 2008 - Political Science - 233 pages
With the region of the Caucasus with its ongoing, and even deteriorating, crisis and instability and its strategic and economic importance increasingly at the front of the world's attention, this volume presents and discusses some of the complexities and problems arising in the region such as Islamic terrorists and al-Qaida.
Scholars from different disciplines who specialise in the Caucasus analyze key topics such as:
With the situation in Chechnia likely to spread across the entire North Caucasus, this cutting edge work will be of great value in the near future and will interest political scientists and regional experts of Russia, Central Asia, Caucasus, Middle East and Turkey, as well as NGOs, government agencies and think tanks.