Ulama are religious experts. In sociological terms, they might be considered the Islamic clergy. Today they are at the center of a re-institutionalization project of Islam which several states are actively pursuing
The fall of Saddam’s regime has thrown the Iraqi Arab Sunni into a representation void. ISIS has ably ridden this wave, leaving the legacy, today, of a young generation that has been “militarized” and “sectarianized”
The American intervention in Iraq has set off an imposing political restructuring of the region, triggering a struggle between different religious and ethnic communities. Syria as a paradigm
In the Gulf crisis, Ulama and preachers have aligned not according to religious but political orientation
To diffuse the conflict in the Islamic world, the religious and secular spheres should be differenciated
Following the fiasco of the secular nationalist experience in countries like Egypt and Iran, the radical components of each group have since the 1970s enjoyed great notoriety and exerted a notable influence. Their differing conceptions of jihad and martyrdom.
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