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Al-Qaʻida's Tactics

Sayed Khatab

in Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9789774164996
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971075 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164996.003.0007
Al-Qaʻida's Tactics

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This chapter investigates al-Qa'ida's political tactics before and after September 11, al-Qa'ida's plan of action, the principles underpinning al-Qa'ida's military actions, and al-Qa'ida's political games, and compares al-Qa'ida's concept of al-tatarrus with the views of Islamic jurists.

Keywords: Al-Qa'ida; political tactics; September 11; Twin Towers; al-tatarrus; Islamic fundamentalism

Chapter.  16395 words. 

Subjects: Islam

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