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Title:Interregional challenges of Islamic extremist movements in North Africa
Editor:Abdalla, MunaISNI
Series:ISS monograph; 180
Publisher:Institute for Security Studies
Geographic term:Northern Africa
Subjects:Islamic movements
Abstract:This study explores the spread of extremist Islamic religious movements and ideologies that advocate violence in the face of both moderates and secularism in North Africa, mainly in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Sudan and Libya. Contributions: Introduction (Muna Abdalla); 'Political Islam': theoretical underpinnings (Larbi Sadiki); Blurring geopolitics: party politics and Islamist political parties in North Africa (Mohamed Salih); Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and Algerian Salafi networks (Amel Boubaker); Moroccan Islamism: between local participation and international Islamist networks of influence? (Sami Zemni); How the Muslim Brothers formulate their political position: a reality-based conceptual review (Amr Elshobaki); Islamism in the Sudan: who was the challenger, what was at stake? (Stefano Bellucci); Militant Islamism mmovements in Libya: the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) (Muhammad Kabir Isa); Women in Islamist movements (Omayma Abdel-Latif); Triangulating on shifting sands: aspects and effects of regime responses to Islamist movements in North Africa (Hugh Roberts); Conclusion (Muna Abdalla). [ASC Leiden abstract]