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Author Hashmi, Taj ul-Islam, 1948- author

Title Global Jihad and America : the Hundred-Year War beyond Iraq and Afghanistan / Taj Hashmi
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 324 pages)
Contents Cover; Praise for Global Jihad and America; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- Dynamics of Islam and Islamism: Allah's Law versus Mullah's Law; 3 -- Global Muslims' Triple Jeopardy: Islamophobia, Israel, and Globalization; 4 -- Is the American Empire "Exceptional"?; 5 -- Global Jihad: Philosophies and Flashpoints; 6 -- The Eye of the Storm: "Jihad" and Proxy Wars in South Asia; 7 -- Another Eye of the Storm: The Middle East and Northwest Africa; 8 -- Conclusion; Index; About the Author
Summary Global Jihad and America questions the assumption if Islamist terrorism, or "Global Jihad," poses the biggest threat to modern civilization in the East and West. It explores if Islamic and Western civilizations, being "incompatible" to each other, are destined to be at loggerheads. Consequently, the book argues that state-sponsored terrorism and proxy wars-not terrorist acts by "non-state actors"--Will pose the biggest security threat to the world. <br style=""text-align
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Islamic fundamentalism.
Jihad.
Terrorism -- United States.
Islamic countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Islamic countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9351500861 (electronic bk.)
9789351500865 (electronic bk.)