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Jihad : the rise of militant Islam in Central Asia

Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2002.
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The terrorist attacks of September 11 have turned the world's attention to areas of the globe about which we know very little. The author turns his skills as an investigative journalist to the five Central Asian republics adjacent to Afghanistan.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Rashid
ISBN: 0300093454 9780300093452
OCLC Number: 48383326
Description: xiv, 281 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Central Asia's Islamic warriors --
pt. I. Islam and politics in Central Asia, past and present : Conquerors and saints, the past as present ; Islam underground in the Soviet Union ; The first decade of independence --
pt. II. Islamic movements in Central Asia since 1991 : The Islamic renaissance party and the civil war in Tajikistan ;The Hizb ut-Tahrir, reviving the caliphate ; Namangani and the Islamic movement of Uzbekistan ; Namangani and jihad in Central Asia ; The new great game? the United States, Russia and China ; Central Asia and its neighbors ; An uncertain future --
Appendix: The call to jihad by the Islamic movement of Uzbekistan.
Responsibility: Ahmed Rashid.

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The terrorist attacks of September 11 have turned the world's attention to areas of the globe about which we know very little. The author turns his skills as an investigative journalist to the five Central Asian republics adjacent to Afghanistan.

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