Jihad The Trail of Political Islam ePUB ↠ Trail of

The late 20th century saw the emergence of an unexpected and extraordinary phenomenon culminating in a devastating onslaught on the West in 2001 Islamist political movements Beginning in the early 1970s militants revolted against the regimes in power across the Muslim world and exacerbated political conflicts internationally Their jihad or 'Holy Struggle' aimed to establish a global Islamic state based solely on a strict interpretation of the Qur'an Jihad is the first comprehensive attempt to follow the history and spread of this new political religious phenomenon Kepel has travelled throughout the Muslim world gathering documents interviews and archival material inaccessible to most scholarsThe late 20th century saw the emergence of an unexpected and extraordinary phenomenon culminating in a devastating onslaught on the West in 2001 Islamist political movements Beginning in the early 1970s militants revolted against the regimes in power across the Muslim world and exacerbated political conflicts internationally Their jihad or 'Holy Struggle' aimed to establish a global Islamic state based solely on a strict interpretation of the Qur'an Jihad is the first comprehensive attempt to follow the history and spread of this new political religious phenomenon Kepel has travelled throughout the Muslim world gathering documents interviews and archival material inaccessible to most scholarsThe late 20th century saw the emergence of an unexpected and extraordinary phenomenon culminating in a devastating onslaught on the West in 2001 Islamist political movements Beginning in the early 1970s militants revolted against the regimes in power across the Muslim world and exacerbated political conflicts internationally Their jihad or 'Holy Struggle' aimed to establish a global Islamic state based solely on a strict interpretation of the Qur'an Jihad is the first comprehensive attempt to follow the history and spread of this new political religious phenomenon Kepel has travelled throughout the Muslim world gathering documents interviews and archival material inaccessible to most scholars