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Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution

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This book traces the essence of the Islamist Revolution from its origins in Egypt, through Najaf, Lebanon, Iran and the Iranian Revolution to today. Alastair Crooke presents a compelling account of the ideas and energy which are mobilising the Islamic world.

Crooke argues that the West faces a mass mobilisation against the US-led Western project. The roots of this conflict
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Paperback, 328 pages
Published April 20th 2009 by Pluto Press (first published 2009)
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On the weekends a good friend and colleague of mine work together in a local coffee shop on our individual projects and discuss the local political scene at the same time. Yesterday she announced to me that she was over the local "secular left", and asked me what I thought. I replied with what I've been saying for years (and which has cost me much in these pseudo-secular circles), that there is much more liberatory potential from radical theologies than from the bourgeoisified and stultified sec ...more
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