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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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Abstract

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
Official URL: http://www.isim.nl/
Additional Information: © 2008 International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2014 09:40
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 10:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/57812

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