Islam Divided Between Salafi-jihad and the Ikhwan

  title={Islam Divided Between Salafi-jihad and the Ikhwan},
  author={Marc Lynch},
  journal={Studies in Conflict \& Terrorism},
  pages={467 - 487}
  • M. Lynch
  • Published 13 May 2010
  • Political Science
  • Studies in Conflict & Terrorism
The Muslim Brotherhood poses a unique challenge to efforts to combat Al Qaeda and like-minded groups. It is one of the key sources of Islamist thought and political activism, and plays a significant role in shaping the political and cultural environment in an Islamist direction. At the same time, it opposes Al Qaeda for ideological, organizational, and political reasons and represents one of the major challenges to the salafi-jihadist movement globally. This dual nature of the Muslim… 

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