Islamist extremism is one of the most vital issues facing governments and populations today, as Islamist groups turn more violent, with increasing radicalized recruits. These leading scholar’s essays offer a detailed, compelling critique of the worldview, methodologies and motivations of … Continue reading
The world has looked on in horror at the atrocities perpetrated by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and Iraq. The organization’s name has become a byword for bloodshed, torture, rape, and criminality. Yet Western observers struggle to make sense of the savagery of these jihadists towards their opponents in enforcing their rule.
In this timely new publication, Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo analyses Islamic State’s role in the conflict across the Middle East, explaining its ideology, organisation structure and its global radicalization strategy. He scrutinizes key passages in IS publications and in Islamic texts, explaining how these motivate the jihadist forces, and offers an illuminating and important perspective on the nature and quality of life under IS rule. Dr. Sookhdeo sheds light on the process by which young Muslims in Western countries have become radicalized into enlisting as IS fighters encouraged to commit terrorist acts in their own countries.
Dr. Sookhdeo is one of the best-placed experts to predict the future of Islamic State. He makes a compelling case for the encouragement of reform movements that can delegitimize the religious validity of extremism within the worldwide Muslim community. Continue reading
Almuslih’s first book publication Reforming Islam: Progressive voices from the Arab Muslim world has been available since December 2014. The essays collected in this volume are taken from this Almuslih website and are in-depth analyses that are unambiguously reformist in purpose, courageous in tone and cut … Continue reading
Ibn Warraq BUY NOW! In his newest book, author Ibn Warraq focuses on the pioneering work in Syriac and Arabic linguistics of Christoph Luxenberg, a native speaker of Arabic who lives in the West and writes under a pseudonym. This … Continue reading
Katharine Gorka and Patrick Sookdheo BUY NOW! Islamism is a growing and powerful ideology that tolerates no dissent or rivalry. Yet in recent decades the United States has responded only to the violence that Islamism has generated, not to the … Continue reading
Ibn Warraq BUY NOW! We, in the West in general, and the United States in particular, have witnessed over the last twenty years a slow erosion of our civilizational self-confidence. Under the influence of intellectuals and academics in Western universities, … Continue reading
Patrick Sookhdeo BUY NOW! Islam is a religion that seeks to be a political and territorial power. This book has been written to provide an easy-to-use resource to understand Islam inBritaintoday, the way in which it is developing, its influence … Continue reading
Patrick Sookhdeo BUY NOW! “Islam is a one-way street. Non-Muslims can convert to Islam, but freedom to convert from Islam is denied to Muslims. All schools of Islamic Law specify the death penalty for an adult male Muslim who chooses … Continue reading
Patrick Sookhdeo BUY NOW! What is the driving force behind Islamic terrorism. Dr. P. Sookhdeo takes an in-depth look at the teachings of Islam past and present, drawing on a wide range of sources including many Muslim writers. He examines … Continue reading
Patrick Sookhdeo BUY NOW! The challenge of Islam to America’s Christian identity and the stark differences between Muslim and Western worldviews are exposed in this penetrating study by Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, a renowned expert on Islam. By exposing the plans … Continue reading