Islamic Extremism in Kuwait : From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and Other Islamic Political Groups.

This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

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Main Author: al-Mdaires, Falah Abdullah.
Format: eBook
Published: Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2010.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series
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Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1 The roots of the Islamist political groups
  • 2 Sunni Islamist political groups
  • 3 Shi'ite Islamist political groups
  • 4 The relationships between the Kuwaiti regime and the Islamist political groups
  • 5 Spread of the Islamist political groups in the social body
  • 6 Islamist political groups and religious violence, international terrorism
  • 7 The armed Islamist Sunni jihadist groups
  • 8 The armed Islamist Shi'ite jihadist groups
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.