Foreign Bodies: Transnational Activism, the Insurgency in the North Caucasus and “Beyond”

  title={Foreign Bodies: Transnational Activism, the Insurgency in the North Caucasus and “Beyond”},
  author={Cerwyn Moore},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  pages={395 - 415}
  • C. Moore
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Terrorism and Political Violence
This article examines foreign fighters and the insurgency in the North Caucasus. The first part of the article addresses conceptual issues concerning the ways that foreign fighters are analysed, posing this more widely in terms of transnational activism. Here I examine the importance of kin and relatedness. I develop this argument in the second part of the article, which examines pan-Islamism and transnational activism in the post-Soviet period. The third section draws attention to the… Expand
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