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By Joas Wagemakers

ISBN-10: 110702207X

ISBN-13: 9781107022072

ISBN-10: 110760656X

ISBN-13: 9781107606562

in view that Sep 11, the Jordanian Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi (b. West financial institution, 1959) has emerged as probably the most very important radical Muslim thinkers alive this present day. whereas al-Maqdisi will not be a family identify within the West, his impact among like-minded Muslims stretches the world over from Jordan - the place he lives at the present time - to Southeast Asia. His writings and teachings on Salafi Islam have encouraged terrorists from Europe to the center East, together with Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi, the previous chief of al-Qa'ida in Iraq, and Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama Bin Laden's successor because the head of al-Qa'ida relevant. This groundbreaking publication, that is the 1st finished evaluate of al-Maqdisi, his existence, ideology, and impression, relies on his huge writings and people of alternative jihadis, in addition to on interviews that the writer performed with (former) jihadis, together with al-Maqdisi himself. it's a severe and extreme paintings of scholarship that makes use of this huge archive to give an explanation for and interpret al-Maqdisi's specific model of Salafism. extra largely, the publication deals another, insider point of view at the upward thrust of radical Islam, with a specific specialize in Salafi competition routine in Saudi Arabia and Jordan.

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