Islamic state : ideological challenge to Saudi Arabia
James M. Dorsey
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
With its control of a swath of Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State represents a paradigm shift in jihadist strategy and tactics. It also poses an ideological challenge to Saudi Arabia as it fuels Salafist debate about political Islam and the legitimacy of the region’s rulers.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 173-14
Nanyang Technological University