Journey of the Jihadist Inside Muslim Militancy by Fawaz A. Gerges

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Journey of the Jihadist book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Renowned Middle Eastern expert Fawaz A. Gerges takes us int /5. The jihadist journey has led through bloodshed and turmoil. It did not begin on September 11th and it will not end in Baghdad.

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Journey of the Jihadist puts a human face to events of the last thirty years—from the civil war in Lebanon to the war in Iraq to the conflict in Lebanon today. This important work, now with a new afterword addressing the rise of Hezbollah, will join the ranks of those by Thomas L.

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JOURNEY OF A JIHADIST gives readers a look at religious extremism from the inside—from the point of view of someone who founded, shaped, and changed with a movement.4/5(1). - Buy Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy book online at best prices in India on Read Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(7).

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Friedman, Fareed Zakaria, and Bernard Lewis/5(). He talked extensively with Kamal al-Said Habib, a founder of the Jihadist Movement. Using Habib's life story, as well as the stories of dozens of other Islamic fundamentalists, Gerges's book puts a human face to events in the Middle East over the last thirty years, from the civil war in Journey of the Jihadist book to the war in Iraq and the terrorist attacks in.

Since Septem Al Qaeda has been portrayed as an Islamist front united in armed struggle, or jihad, against the Christian West. However, as the historian and commentator Fawaz A.

Gerges argues, the reality is rather different and more complex. In fact, Al Qaeda represents a minority within the jihadist movement, and its strategies have been vehemently. Find helpful customer Journey of the Jihadist book and review ratings for Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The jihadist journey has led through bloodshed and turmoil. It did not begin on September 11th and it will not end in Baghdad. This crucially important and timely book maps the direction jihadism will take in the months and years ahead by showing where—and with whom—it all started.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(). Jihadist is an interesting, if just a fairly well-thought out book, whose inability to decisively summarize the nature of the conflict betrays a certain moral confusion of the author. Sadly, rather than focus on the problems inherent in Islam, most of the book portrays militancy as merely an effect of Western foreign : Michael Tams.

The book's structure is also improved. It's now built around a series of profiles that give focus to each chapter and shed light on how key personalities within the jihadist vanguard see the world. Fawaz Gerges talked about his book Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy, published by described the rise and transformation of the Jihadist movement in.

So began the journey of many a jihadist as described by author and scholar Fawaz Gerges in his latest account of Muslim militancy written after years of interviews conducted with jihadists themselves.

He succinctly clarifies what is often obscured: “The key to understanding the jihadist and his journey is politics, not religion” (p. 11). JOURNEY OF THE JIHADIST.

Inside Muslim Militancy. by Fawaz A. Gerges. BUY NOW FROM The big news in this newsworthy book is just this: By Gerges’s account, following Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, Osama bin Laden approached the Saudi royal family with a proposal: “He would mount a force oftrained mujahedeen to enter.

In ‘Journey to the Jihadist’, Fawaz Gerges, a professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College, provides extremely valuable insight into the mindset of Islamic jihadist.

Or more correctly, make that plural ‘mindsets’ because the central message of Gerges work is that even among jihadists opinions vary widely as to correct /5(1).

In the Skin of a Jihadist book. Read reviews from the world. and even goes through the first steps of this journey. So, for me it was a bit disappointing to realize she didn't actually join but was merely in contact with a jihadist/5.

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Journey of the Jihadist by Fawaz A. Gerges; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Religious aspects of Terrorism, Islamic fundamentalism, Religious.

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Journey of the Jihadist by Fawaz A. Gerges, May 8,Harcourt edition, in English Journey of the Jihadist (May 8, edition) | Open LibraryCited by: "Jihadism" (also "jihadist movement", "jihadi movement" and variants) is a 21st-century neologism found in Western languages to describe Islamist movements perceived as military movements "rooted in Islam" and "existentially threatening" to the West.

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Islam (Ĭsläm´, Ĭs´läm), [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet d in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity). An adherent. A former French jihadist recounts his experience in a new book out in France this week.

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Gerges talks extensively with jihadists who are willing to sacrifice their lives defending the global Muslim community, including Kamal al-Said Habib, a founder of the Jihadist. (Before the jihadist attack in San Bernardino, the count was 31 to 48 — not even close.) Advertisement In this image made from video provided by WBTV in Charlotte, N.C., Samir Khan is shown Author: Zach Dorfman.

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Fawaz Gerges of Sarah Lawrence College tries to provide some answers in his new book Journey of the Jihadist; he’ll join us to talk about that. Links: —Journey of the Jihadist. A new book analyzes regarding particularly Muslim terrorists “what engenders that incredible will—what prompts young Muslims and others to abandon current life pursuits, drop everything, and embark on a journey from which there may be no return.” The Three Pillars of Radicalization: Needs, Narratives, and Networks provides critically important insight on .My Journey into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State is a memoir by the German journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer.

Todenhöfer was the first western journalist to travel to the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS), alternatively known as ISIL, to find out the cause of the fighting in Iraq and Syria.

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