Iraqi Sunnis' Cultural Receptivity of Islamic Extremists' Beliefs
by James S Wilson (9781288404759)

Iraqi Sunnis' Cultural Receptivity of Islamic Extremists' Beliefs
 
James S Wilson
Release Date: 05 December 2012
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 34
Category: Education
Publisher: Biblioscholar
ISBN: 9781288404759
ISBN-10: 1288404751




The United States not only has an interest in understanding the Iraqi Sunni insurgency that erupted against US soldiers, but is also concerned about the larger stability of Iraq, Afghanistan and the countries in the Horn of Africa. The thesis presented here suggests the cultural values of honor as related to shame and social character versus Islamic extremists' beliefs drive the Iraqi Sunni insurgency. The paper uses these cultural values as criteria to examine the actions of insurgents. The actions show linkages to deep Arab cultural roots by providing the link from modern Sunni insurgents to pre-Islam Arab culture. A competent level of cultural understanding of these values will lead to a stable Iraq positioned between non-Arab Iran and the rest of the Arab countries, and ultimately save American lives. This research paper analyzed the Iraqi Sunni behaviors and willingness to associate with Islamic extremists, but not to accept Islamic extremism. It was determined that insurgent actions do reflect the cultural values of honor and social character versus extremists views. Furthermore, this is leading to splits in the insurgency. In other words, you can solve the grievance of the insurgents and still not end up with an Islamic extremists' Iraq. The analysis came from a review of books on cultural values and behaviors of Iraqi Sunnis and terrorist operating in Iraq. Influencing Iraqi Sunnis through cultural values offers a possible model to use in other geographic regions.

AUD $75.90

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other James S Wilson titles like "Iraqi Sunnis' Cultural Receptivity of Islamic Extremists' Beliefs"



Write a customer review of Iraqi Sunnis' Cultural Receptivity of Islamic Extremists' Beliefs.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide