By Moshe Gammer
With the quarter of the Caucasus with its ongoing, or even deteriorating, concern and instability and its strategic and monetary significance more and more on the entrance of the world's consciousness, this quantity offers and discusses a number of the complexities and difficulties coming up within the quarter reminiscent of Islamic terrorists and al-Qaida.
Scholars from diversified disciplines who focus on the Caucasus examine key subject matters such as:
- discussions of grass root perceptions
- the impression of casual energy buildings on ethnic conflicts within the Caucasus
- Russian rules in the direction of Islam and their destabilising effect
- the effect of Islamic revival at the felony and social situations
- nationalism and the revival of pre- and sub-national identities
- shifts in identification as mirrored in demography
- reasons for the Chechen victory within the first Chechen war
- the involvement of Islamic volunteers in Chechnya.
With the placement in Chechnia prone to unfold around the complete North Caucasus, this innovative paintings might be of significant worth within the close to destiny and may curiosity political scientists and local specialists of Russia, imperative Asia, Caucasus, center East and Turkey, in addition to NGOs, govt businesses and imagine tanks.
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