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. A Babe in the Womb

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

With his return, Yasin was a major symbol of greatness in affirmity: he was the mutilated king. People began to think about the man and the movement with renewed fervor. In a bold, deflationary ... More


. The Disciple (HAHAHA)

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It was Yusuf who set up the meeting with Ahmad Yasin, founder and “spiritual leader” of Hamas. Since a childhood accident, the sheikh had been confined to a wheelchair. But since the translator would ... More


. A Minor Jihad

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After the interrogation they moved to Ibrahim's second house to have lunch. After lunch, Ibrahim dropped the authors back at the sheikh's house. Yasin spoke good English, but had called for a ... More


. The Evil Incident

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the popular legends that float around the Bank and Strip, much is made of Yasin's paralysis. The accident is commonly viewed as the source of his power. As they say, truly great men bear the signs ... More


Turbulence in Governance, 1936–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses events surrounding the 1936 Bakr Sidqi military coup. On October 29, 1936, planes from the infant Royal Iraqi Air Force circled over Baghdad then dropped leaflets demanding the ... More


. Welcome to Planet X

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

When the authors first moved Gaza in 1988, Sheikh Ahmad Yasin of the Islamic Resistance Movement, as Hamas, was virtually unknown. By the time they left the area five years later, a series of suicide ... More


Hamas Triumphant (2005–2008)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Hamas's triumphant campaign in its fight with Israel during the years 2005–2008. It begins by looking at Israel's killing of Hamas founder Sheikh Yasin and its negligible ... More


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