Isis: muslims' chance for reformation?

Islamic State (IS), previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has shown nothing but destruction, chaos and sectarianism. Through terror strategies, they rapidly spread over great parts of eastern Sy
Islamic State (IS), previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has shown nothing but destruction, chaos and sectarianism. Through terror strategies, they rapidly spread over great parts of eastern Syria and north and central Iraq. Their new recruits came from all over the world, but mainly from Islamic countries. Arab countries had the biggest share of recruits. While IS was assembling supporters and sympathisers, Sunni Clergymen constantly called for ‘material and moral’ support to the Syrian rebels, and accordingly, thousands of foreign fighters flooded into Syria for Jihad. According to a Soufan Group research in 2014 on the foreign fighters in Syria, it is estimated that the highest number of foreign fighters came from Tunisia (about 3,000), Saudi Arabia (about 2,500), Morocco (about 1,500), Russia (about 800), France (700), Turkey and the United Kingdom (about 400 each). These numbers exclude the Syrians and Iraqis who are already in IS...
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Author:Hakim Khatib
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-391868
URL:http://www.sicherheitspolitik-blog.de/2016/02/15/isis-muslims-chance-for-reformation/
Parent Title (German):sicherheitspolitik-blog.de
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Report
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2016/02/15
Date of first Publication:2016/02/15
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2016/02/17
Tag:Iraq; Isis; Islamic reformation; Muslims; Syria
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HeBIS PPN:416141706
Institutes:Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Exzellenzcluster Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen
Dewey Decimal Classification:320 Politikwissenschaft
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
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