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The War for Muslim Minds

Islam and the West

by Gilles Kepel

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • International relations,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Middle East,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Current Events / International,
  • 21st century,
  • East and West,
  • Islam,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPascale Ghazaleh (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691680M
    ISBN 10067401992X
    ISBN 109780674019928

      The war for Muslim minds: Islam and the West Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Maps on endpages Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Borrow this book to access EPUB and Pages: Book reviews resurrecting the key ideas that have already prevailed in the works of other Western observers on political Islam. Indeed, 'The War for Muslim Minds', to a large extent, does not differ all that much from the interpretations of other American authors like John Esposito, John Voll and Shireen Hunter (Chapter 2, 3, 4 and 5).

    Gideon Polya, "Book Review - “Inside Muslim Minds” by Riaz Hassan. Understanding Muslims for Peace, Justice & Planet", MWC News, submitted 17 January Book Review: “Inside Muslim Minds” by Riaz Hassan. Understanding Muslims for Peace, Justice & Planet “Inside Muslim Minds” by Riaz Hassan (Melbourne University Press, ) is a very important book written by an eminent and. This book is virtually the authentic history of the genesis of islamic terrorism as we see today. It starts with the hey days of the Cold War, the US role in privatising war and conflict, its nefarious role in South Africa, Mozambique, Nicaragua, the use of drug money for financing war, creation of Afghani jihad forces to fight Soviet intervention in Afghanistan and the CIA role in creating 4/5.

      Cambridge: The Harvard University Press, pp., Paper $ ISBN: Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp., Hardcover $Author: Anar M. Valliyev. Much of the problem with US policy is encapsulated in the phrase “the war for Muslim minds.” First of all, “war” is the wrong metaphor for a need for more dialogue and interaction on the basis of justice. Policy Perspectives, Vlm 5, No The Process of Empire Building Robert W. Jensen.


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The main reason "The War for Muslim Minds" disappoints is that the author fundamentally fails to address the compelling central thesis of the book - "the most important battle in the war for Muslim minds during the next decade will be fought not in Palestine or Iraq but in communities of believers on the outskirts of London, Paris, and other Cited by: Though the book is very informative, I don't think it really lives up to the thesis that the author lays out in the introduction.

Rather than laying out a path to win the "war for Muslim minds", the author instead recounts a general history of US involvement in the Middle East/5.

The main reason "The War for Muslim Minds" disappoints is that the author fundamentally fails to address the compelling central thesis of the book - "the most important battle in the war for Muslim minds during the next decade will be fought not in Palestine or Iraq but in communities of believers on the outskirts of London, Paris, and other /5.

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The events of Septemforever changed the world as we knew it. In their wake, the quest for international order has prompted a reshuffling of global aims and priorities.

In a fresh approach, Gilles Kepel focuses on the Middle East as a nexus of international disorder and decodes the complex language of war, propaganda, and terrorism that holds the region in its breakdown 2/5(2).

The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West By Gilles Kepel Harvard University Press, pp Published in the Times Higher Education Supplement, November Although Gilles Kepel is a professor of politics in Paris, this book, like his last work written in English, Bad Moon Rising, is not by any means a normal academic book.

Gone are burden of proof, in-depth argumentation. In the development of such an understanding, [The War for Muslim Minds] can make a large and highly intelligent contribution. ” —The Economist “ The War for Muslim Minds is less sanguine [than Kepel’s previous book]. In a wide-ranging survey of events over the past few years, Mr.

Kepel makes the case that the West is losing exactly such. Reading Gilles Kepel's new book, The War for Muslim Minds, challenges one's sense of scale. Crucial, irreversible steps such as George W. Bush's early decision not to pursue the Palestinian-Israeli peace process and the neoconservatives' justification for the Iraq war, take on new meaning when seen in context of the enormous geopolitical scope Brand: Harvard.

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Islam and Europe's Future: Book Review of "The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West" by Gilles Kepel and "Globalized Islam: the Search for a New Ummah" by Olivier Roy His The War for Muslim Minds seems to be the fusion of three books.

The middle section is chaotic but insightful, the beginning and end are chaotic and incoherent. The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West Giles Kepel Harvard: Harvard University press,pp.

ISBN (Hardcover), US $Author: Phar Kim Beng. The War for Muslim Minds Islam and the West (Book): Kepel, Gilles: "Kepel examines the impact of global terrorism and the ensuing military operations to stem its tide.

He questions the United States' ability to address the Middle East challenge with Cold War rhetoric, while revealing the fault lines in terrorist ideology and tactics.

Finally, he proposes a way out of the Middle East quagmire. The War for Muslim Minds (Paperback) Islam and the West.

By Gilles Kepel, Pascale Ghazaleh (Translator). Belknap Press,pp. Publication Date: April 1, Septemforever changed the world as we knew it.

In its wake, the quest for international order has prompted a reshuffling of global aims and priorities. This fresh approach focuses on the Middle East as a nexus of international disorder and decodes the language of war, propaganda, and terrorism that holds the region in its thrall.

The war for Muslim minds is not a war between East and West, West and West, or Huntington and Fukuyama, but a war that has to be focused on civil societies of the Muslim world. Terrorism will be eradicated in the long run only if Muslim societies mobilize against it, whether it be in traditional countries of Muslim origin or in the countries.

At war for hearts and minds. The deployment of a suave and sensitive spokesman, together with the creation of rapid-response information centers in Washington, London and Islamabad, suggests Washington is digging in for a protracted propaganda war alongside the real conflict on the ground.

This is a rave review. The book is Gilles Kepel’s “The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West” and it was published in English translation earlier this fall. Kepel is first and foremost a specialist in Islam and politics. And, by the way, he is French. A month or so ago he appeared on the U.S.

talk show circuit promoting this book—his. The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West by Gilles Kepel Harvard. $ Gilles Kepel heads the postgraduate program on the Arab and Muslim worlds at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, where he was educated—in the heart of the French political and intellectual establishment.

The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West, by Gilles Kepel. Cambridge, MA and London, UK: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, pages. Sources to p. Acknowledgments to p. Index to p. $ Gilles Kepel has emerged in recent years as a leading interpreter of Islam to Western audiences.The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West, Gilles Kepel, trans.

Pascale Ghazaleh (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), pp., $ cloth. Relations between Islam and the West have never been straightforward; just how complicated they are is brought out in Gilles Kepel's book.

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