The New Frontiers of Jihad
Radical Islam in Europe
By (author) Alison Pargeter
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New Frontiers of Jihad by Alison Pargeter
Book DescriptionFollowing the terrorist attacks on London and Madrid, radical Islam is presumed to be an increasingly potent force in Europe. Yet beneath the media hysteria, very little is actually known about it. What radical movements are there? How do they operate? What is driving them? Who are their recruits? What is their relationship, if any, to Al Qaeda? Alison Pargeter has spent three years interviewing radical Islamists throughout Europe to find answers to these questions. She examines how radical ideology travels from East to West, and how the two contexts shape each other. She finds that contrary to what some analysts have claimed, the European Muslim community has not become radicalised en masse. What has happened is that in a globalised world, Middle Eastern power struggles are now being played out in the mosques of Birmingham, Paris and Milan. This is a must-read book for anyone who wants to know the real story of the jihad which has apparently arrived in our back yard.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845113919
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alison Pargeter
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Based on exclusive interviews with high ranking members of the Brotherhood, this is an authoritative account of the movement in North Africa by one of the best analysts of political Islam; the author regularly briefs policymakers and has addressed the US State Department and NATO Parliamentary Assembly, among others
Muslim Brotherhood, Paperback (February 2013)
In this authoritative and fully updated new edition, Alison Pargeter follows the twists and turns of the Muslim Brotherhood as it battled through the years of oppression under authoritarian regimes to finally become a key and legitimate political actor.
Libya, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by Alison Pargeter
The entire story of Qaddafi's corrupt and repressive regime, the details of its downfall, and what Libya's future may hold in store
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Author Biography - Alison Pargeter
Alison Pargeter is a Research Fellow in the School of Social Science and Public Policy, King's College London where she works on issues relating to terrorism, radical Islam and North Africa.
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