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Title A terrorist's call to global Jihad : deciphering Abu Musab al-Suri's Islamic Jihad manifesto / edited by Jim Lacey.

Imprint Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  363.325 T278 2008    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xi, 205 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "This project is sponsored by the U.S. Joint Forces Command"--Back cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The West's great assault -- The status of muslims today -- The Sharia rulings for this situation -- The resistance begins -- The Islamic awakening : a summary of the course of the Islamic awakening (1930-2001) -- Armed jihadist experiences in the late twentieth century -- The intellectual and doctrinal foundations of the jihadist movement -- Sharia-based political decision making of the movement -- Media and incitement in the call to resistance.
Summary "The U.S. intelligence community has identified Abu Musab al-Suri as the most important theorist of the global Islamic jihad and considers his manifesto to be the definitive strategic document produced by al Qaida or any jihadi organization in more than a decade. But to Americans his 1600-page manuscript largely consists of incomprehensible, impenetrable Islamic scholarship. With this publication, defense analyst Jim Lacey delivers a meaningful distillation of al-Suri's Call to global Islamic resistance, a work that has been called the Mein Kampf of the jihadi movement"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Terrorism -- History.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Terrorism. (OCoLC)fst01148101
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam. (OCoLC)fst01148138
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Lacey, Jim, 1958-
United States. Joint Forces Command.
ISBN 9781591144625 (alk. paper)
1591144620 (alk. paper)

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