Militancy and Political Violence in Shiism
Trends and Patterns
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $43.95|
| Book Description: |
This book is the first systematic assessment of current trends and patterns of militancy in Shii communities in the Middle East and South Asia - specifically in Iran, Iraq, but also in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Bahrain
More than thirty years after the Islamic Revolution in Iran, there are signs of a growing assertiveness on the part of Shii actors, at times erupting into political violence. The book addresses two key questions: What trends...