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Title: When is a caliph not a caliph?
Authors: Michael Hedges, Paul
Keywords: Terrorism studies
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Religion in contemporary society
Issue Date: 2015
Source: Michael Hedges, P. (2015). When is a caliph not a caliph? (RSIS Commentaries, No. 060). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 060-15
Abstract: The self-declared Caliph of ISIS has no legitimacy and does not represent Islam. While he heads an armed militia, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi’s actions are opposed to how a Caliph should behave. The international media should repudiate his claim.
Schools: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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