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The local and the global in Saudi Salafism

Al-Rasheed, Madawi (2008) The local and the global in Saudi Salafism. ISIM Review, 21 (1). pp. 2-9.

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Jihadi ideologues in Saudi Arabia are advocates of global jihad aiming to establish an Islamic world order. At the same time they remain closely tied to local Saudi identities. Rejecting the national Saudi state and emphasizing tribal affiliation, Saudi Jihadis construct a discourse in which the Arabian peninsula is crucial. Yet when action is concerned, as in the pursuit of jihad, the tension between the local and the global creates contradictions that remain unresolved.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 2008 International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World
Divisions: Middle East Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2014 09:40
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 13:44

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