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Jihad in Saudi Arabia Violence and Pan-Islamism Since 1979

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ISBN-10: 0521732360

ISBN-13: 9780521732369

Edition: 2010

Authors: Thomas Hegghammer

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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100

List of figures and tables
Acknowledgements
A note on conventions
Introduction
The politics of pan-Islamism
The rise of pan-Islamism
The Afghan jihad and the Saudi state
Pan-Islamist bidding games
The classical jihadists
Afghanistan, cradle of the jihadist movement
Jihad in Bosnia, the anticlimax
Tajikistan, Chechnya and the minor jihad fronts
Recruitment to the early jihad fronts
Hijazi domination
For the umma and the afterlife
Recruitment in the open
Opportunities for global jihad
From the Burayda intifada to the 1995 Riyadh bombing
Between police oppression and complacency
New pan-Islamist causes
The rise of the al-Shu'aybi school
Al-Qaida and Saudi Arabia
The global jihadists
The global jihadist doctrine and Saudi Arabia
Al-Qaida central
Al-Qaida in Saudi Arabia
Recruitment to al-Qaida
Unemployment and 'Najdification'
Classical jihad exploited
Gatekeepers
Post-9/11 Saudi Arabia
New symbols of Muslim suffering
Al-Qaida's scholars
From soft to hard policing
The mujahidin on the Arabian Peninsula
Returning from Afghanistan
Al-Nashiri and al-Qaida's failed 2002 offensives
The al-Uyayri network
Launching the jihad
Recruitment to the QAP
Boys of Riyadh
The Afghanistan factor
Anti-Americanism and companionship
Persuasion, incrimination and protection
The failure of the jihad in Arabia
The aims of the QAP
Evolution of the campaign
Explaining the downfall of the QAP
Conclusion
Socio-economic data on Saudi militants
Chronology of Islamist violence in Saudi Arabia, 1979-2009
Bibliography
Index