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The Globalization of Jihad: From Islamist Resistance to War Against the West

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(2006) During the Cold War, the world was divided into two camps: one aligned with the United States, the other aligned with the Soviet Union. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, America emerged as the sole superpower. But another camp is again emerging to challenge the United States and its allies. It is not a great superpower like the Soviet Union, but a loose coalition of forces united by a common opposition to the United States and its policies.

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Islamic Radicalism: Its Wahhabi Roots and Current Representation

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Radicalism, in various forms, has made significant inroads in several countries of Central Asia and in the Caucasus - in particular the three countries that share the Ferghana Valley, namely Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikstan, Chechnya, and the Russian Republic of Daghestan. Known as fundamentalism or "Wahhabism," it poses a direct challenge to the ideal vision of a state that the newly founded nations of the region have embraced.

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Revealing the Roots of Militant Extremism

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A well-known spiritual leader in America, Shaykh Hisham Kabbani, is under attack for warning in the State Department Open Forum and other high-level meetings in Washington against a threat to America from militant Muslim extremists. The leaders of the foreign-born Muslims in America are organizing to brand him as obviously in the pay of the Zionists, or the CIA, or whoever is warning against the growing threat of terrorism.

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