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Published: 15 December 2011

320 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774164996

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Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism

The Theological and Ideological Basis of al-Qa'ida's Political Tactics

Sayed Khatab

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • Sheds new light on the origins of fundamentalist Islamic movements and how they relate to modern-day terrorism.
  • A new, innovative approach to understanding al-Qa
  • Author is an expert on the subject, a regular media commentator and contributor to Arab and world media.
  • Suitable for coursework on Islamic political thought, Islamic fundamentalism, religious and political movements, global security and terrorism, armament and arms control, and Middle East-western world relations.

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