The Tablighi Jama’at: Proselytizing Missionaries or Trojan Horse?

  title={The Tablighi Jama’at: Proselytizing Missionaries or Trojan Horse?},
  author={Shireen Khan Burki},
  journal={Journal of Applied Security Research},
  pages={117 - 98}
  • S. K. Burki
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Applied Security Research
Tablighi Jama’at, a transnational Deobandi (Sunni) Muslim proselytizing group with branches in over 150 countries today, has garnered attention in the West since 2001. With increasing frequency, terrorist plots in the West reveal Jama’at linkages. Although its leadership enunciates a peaceful, apolitical stance; the organization does share the same core ideology and ultimate objectives (the expansion of Dar al Islam and the establishment of a global Caliphate) as the Salafis, Wahhabis and other… 
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