Authors: Ingrid Borárosová, Ondrěj Filipec & Aaron T. Walter
Date of publication: 2017
Published by: Research Institute for European Policy
In the book Global Jihad: Case Studies in Terrorist Organizations, written by Ingrid Borárosová, Aaron T. Walter and Ondřej Filipec, the concept of Jihad from various perspectives is introduced. The book is divided into two parts. In the first part the concept of Jihad is pre-sented with special focus on Islamism and radical interpretation of Salafism. A special chapter is dedicated to terrorism and media, especially medial strategies and the presence of Jihadist groups in new media. The last chapter of theoretical introduction is presenting selected highly actual issues of international law. The second part of the book consists of eight case studies dedicated to jihadist organizations which are most relevant in the contemporary medial context: The Islamic State (Daesh), Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra Front, Al-Shabaab, Boko Haram, East Turkmenistan Islamic Movement, Arab Mujahideen in Chechnya and Lashkar e Tajiba.