SOME REMARKS ON THE IDEOLOGICAL CORE AND POLITICAL PILLARS OF THE SO-CALLED ISLAMIC STATE
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Keywords

ISIS
Salafi Jihadism
Wahhabism
Arab nationalism
terrorism

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SAZONOV, V., & PLOOM, I. (2021). SOME REMARKS ON THE IDEOLOGICAL CORE AND POLITICAL PILLARS OF THE SO-CALLED ISLAMIC STATE. Modern Management Review, 26(1), 59-80. https://doi.org/10.7862/rz.2021.mmr.06

Abstract

The article focuses on the ideological pillars of the ISIS or the so-called Islamic State and aims to explain the ideological core of the ISIS by examining the roots and pillars of this extreme terrorist Jihadists, Wahhabist and Salafist organization. The article seeks and explores the roots in Jihadism, radical form of Salafism and partially radical Arab nationalism, but it also looks partially at the “legacy” of Saddam Hussein’s regime (1979–2003) in Iraq (many former high ranked officers of Saddam’s military, BAATH party and also several intelligence officers were actively involved in ISIS) and the Arab post-colonial and post-cold war world.

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