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Author Bar, Shmuel.

Title Warrant for terror : fatwas of radical Islam and the duty of jihad / Shmuel Bar
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2006]


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Description xvi, 134 pages ; 24 cm
Series Hoover studies in politics, economics, and society
Hoover studies in politics, economics, and society.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- 'Ulama and fatwas in Islam -- The mechanism of the jihad fatwa -- The house of Islam vs. the house of war -- The doctrine of jihad -- The defensive jihad, an individual duty -- Rules of engagement -- Apostates and apostate rulers -- Palestine, Afghanistan, and Iraq -- The war of the fatwas -- Conclusion
Notes "Published in cooperation with Hoover Institution."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Genre/Form Fatwas.
LC no. 2006001837
ISBN 0742551202 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742551206 (cloth : alk. paper)