Author: Vikram SoodSergey Kurginyan/Several ContributorsPublisher: MacmillanYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 458ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780230331952
This book is the result of a collaborative effort by the Observer Research Foundation, Delhi and the Experimental Creative Centre, Moscow to bring together perspectives and viewpoints on “Radical Islam”. The Contributors for this volume have looked at different aspects of the emergence of Radicalism in the context of Muslim communities. Some of the papers discuss the theoretical aspects of the subject, while others seek to document practical experiences from a range of contexts.
About the Contributors Chapter 1 – IntroductionChapter 2 – System of Coordinates: Sergey Kurginyan Chapter 3 – Radical Islam in South Asia and Implications for the Region: Virkam Sood Chapter 4 – Manageable Chaos – Global Radical Islam in Energy and Transportation Wars of the 21st Century: Yury Byaly Chapter 5 – Death for the Sake of Death – Thanatophilia as a Bridge between Postmodernism and Anti-modernism: Maria Mamikonyan Chapter 6 – Radical Islam - Competing with the Liberal Ethos of India: Samir Saran and Hemant NairChapter 7 – A Bomb for Bin Laden – Can the Pakistani Nuclear Bomb Find its Way into the Hands of Redical Islamists?: Yury Bardakhchiev Chapter 8 – Islam, WMDs and Al Qaeda’s Final Goals: Wilson John Chapter 9 – Iran and its Opponents – The Game around Iran’sNuclear Weapons – What it Means: Vladimir Novikov Chapter 10 – Russia or Eurasia? Projects of Islamification of Russia: Anna Kudinova Chapter 11 – Radical Islam in Europe: Ashok Singh Chapter 12 – Europe and Radical Islam – ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ in the West: Maria Ryzhova Chapter 13 – The West and Islamism – ‘The Strategy of Tension’: Irina Kurginyan Chapter 14 – Radical Islam in India? Not Really: Saeed Naqvi Chapter 15 – Radical Islam’s Long War in Pakistan – An Assessment: Wilson John Chapter 16 – Neobaburism – A Historical Review of the Taliban Claims on Central Asia: Maria Podkopaeva Chapter 17 – Radical Islam in Bangladesh: Indranil Banerjie