Islam

TSAS WP17-03: The Experience of Canadian Muslim Civil-society Organization and Activists in Influencing and Shaping Counter-terrorism Legislation and Policy

Author(s): Tufyal Choudhury
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2017
Description:

The main objective of this research is to understand the experiences of Canadian Muslim civil-society organisations that seek to influence counter-terrorism legislation and policy. I use the public debate surrounding – …

Paradigmatic Shifts in Jihadism in Cyberspace: The Emerging Role of Unaffiliated Sympathizers in the Islamic State’s Social Media

Year: 2016

The New Face of Political Islam in Central Asia: The Rise of Islamo-democrats

Geography: Central Asia
Year: 2016
Description:

Abstract: Political Islam in Central Asia is currently undergoing a transitional phase. Radical groups such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and Hizb ut-Tahrir no longer monopolize the Islamist scene. – …

Comment le jihadisme est-il devenu numérique ? Évolutions, tendances et ripostes,

Author(s): Ducol-- Benjamin
Year: 2015
Description:

Abstract: Twitter constitue un terrain de jeu de prédilection pour le groupe État islamique (EI) : espace de médiatisation, de revendication et de mobilisation. Depuis sa matrice de naissance afghane – …

Radicalism Leading to Violent Extremism in Canada: A Multi-Level Analysis of Muslim Community and University Based Student Leaders’ Perceptions and Experiences.

Author(s): Ahmed-- Kawser
Geography: Canada
Year: 2016
Description:

Recently, more than 150 Canadians have joined the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East, causing alarm among both Canadian policy makers and the general citizenry. One of the most – …

Bridging the Barrier: Israeli Unilateral Disengagement

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Year: 2007
Description:

The construction of the barrier separating Israel from the West Bank has become the site of one of the most heated controversies the world over, the source of virulent propaganda, – …

Israel’s Relations with Egypt and Turkey during the Arab Spring

Author(s): jacoby-- Tami
Geography: Egypt, Israel, Turkey
Year: 2013
Description:

What implications do the uprisings in the Middle East in 2010–2011 hold for Israel’s foreign relations with the two most strategically prominent states in the region, Egypt and Turkey? The – …

Le jihad et l’instrumentalisation de son interprétation

Author(s): Berube– Maxime
Publisher: Dire
Year: 2014

Global Jihad

Author(s): Mullins– Sam
Geography: Canada
Year: 2013
Subjects: Islam, Terrorism

Community Development and Other Extra-Religious Functions of Islamic Schools: A Contemporary Perspective from the Voices of Stakeholders in Two Madrassas in Pakistan

Geography: Pakistan
Year: 2014

Defining and Understanding the Jihadi-Salafi Movement: A Review Article

Author(s): Karagiannis– M
Year: 2014

Comparative Islamist Perspectives on the Politics of Energy in the Middle East and Beyond

Year: 2014

When the Green Gets Greener: Political Islam’s Newly Found Environmentalism

Author(s): Karagiannis– M
Year: 2015
Subjects: Islam

TSAS WP14-06: (Mis)Understanding Muslim Converts in Canada: A Critical Discussion of Muslim Converts in the Contexts of Security and Society

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2014
Description:

This research seeks to understand the causes and processes of Islamic conversion in Canada through this initial study of Islamic conversion in Ontario. It attempts to contextualize Islamic conversion within – …

Transformation of jihadism in the Netherlands

Author(s): AIVD
Publisher: AIVD
Year: 2014

Canada and the Arab Islamists: Plus ça change …

Author(s): Wilner– Alex
Year: 2013

Radicalization of Youth as a Growing Concern for Counter-Terrorism Policy

Year: 2014
Description:

The portrayal of a terrorist as a foreigner from a disadvantaged marginalized country, striking at the Western values from abroad, is slowly fading with the latest increase in Canadian, American – …

Tracking the War of Ideas: A Poll of Ottawa Muslims

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2011
Description:

A 2008 poll of 430 Ottawa Muslims found predominantly negative views of the U.S. war on terrorism, including the war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan. (Source: Publication).

How Taqiyya Alters Islam’s Rules of War: Defeating Jihadist Terrorism

Year: 2010
Description:

Islam must seem a paradoxical religion to non-Muslims. On the one hand, it is constantly being portrayed as the religion of peace; on the other, its adherents are responsible for – …

Opportunity Costs or Costly Opportunities? The Arab Spring, Osama Bin Laden, and Al-Qaeda’s African Affiliates

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Year: 2011
Description:

There is little doubt that Al-Qaeda faces twin challenges in the “Arab Spring” sweeping North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) and in the death of Osama bin Laden in – …

Geographies of Muslim Identities: Diaspora, Gender and Belonging

Publisher: Ashgate
Year: 2007

Why Global Jihad is Losing

Author(s): Ghosh– Bobby
Publisher: TED Talk
Year: 2012

Terror Threat: International and Homegrown Terrorists and Their Threat to Canada

Publisher: Dundurn
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2007

Christian–Muslim Relations in Papua New Guinea

Author(s): Flower-- Scott
Year: 2012
Description:

The Muslim minority in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has grown by over 500% since 2001 through increased conversions to Islam by indigenous people, and not as a result of increased – …

Al-Qaeda and Sacrifice: Martyrdom, War and Politics

Author(s): Finn– Melissa
Publisher: Pluto Press
Year: 2012

‘Bomb-Making for Beginners’: Inside al Al-Qaeda E-Learning Course

Author(s): Stenersen-- Anne
Year: 2013
Description:

This study explores how terrorists utilise the Internet to learn bomb-making skills. Unlike previous studies, it does not focus on assessing the quality of online bomb recipes. (Source: Publication).

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom: Understanding and Addressing Violent Extremism in Canada

Publisher: FDD Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

This volume examines the problem set of terrorism in Canada. It traces the history of this phenomenon, examines specific issues and identifies the tools that Canada can employ to address – …