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A Solidarist Moment in International Society? The Case of Safe Havens and No‐Fly Zones in Iraq

Nicholas J. Wheeler

in Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253104
eISBN:
9780191600302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253102.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Charts how the Western powers came to intervene in Iraq after the Gulf War to protect Kurds in the north and Shiites in the south. Charts how the Security Council adopted in Resolution 688 a new ... More


 When Dialogue Goes Wrong

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Most Muslims and Christians who have been involved with dialogue, either as a one-shot experience or in the context of an on-going group, are enthusiastic and want to affirm that good things have ... More


A Feeble Folk to Whom No Concern is Accorded

Bronislav Ostřanský

in The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439237
eISBN:
9781474476805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439237.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides the reader with a different perspective on the apocalyptic visions of ISIS. So far, most attention has been accorded to how ISIS has been able to exploit apocalyptic symbolism ... More


War and Its Aftermath

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Continuing from the previous chapter, this chapter examines George H.W. Bush’s and George W. Bush’s decisions related to the course and conclusion of the Persian Gulf War and Operation Iraqi Freedom. ... More


Pilgrimage and Transnational Religious Imagination in the Muslim Communities of Brazil

Paulo G. Pinto

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Focusing on the opening of Brazilian society to transnational and globalized cultural trends in the past decades, the author concentrates on the issue of the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and other ... More


Economies of Piety at the Syrian Shrine of Sayyida Zaynab

Edith Szanto

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The author of this article has focused on the shrine of Sayyida Zaynab on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria. The shrine is visited by Iraqi, Afghan, and Iranian Shiite Muslims. This chapter provides a ... More


The Intifada, March 1991

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0035
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the Intifada, the great popular uprising against the regime that broke out in Iraq in March 1991 in the Shiite territories in the south and spread to Kurdistan in the north. ... More


The Regime’s Struggle against Internal Opposition

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0040
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the regime’s struggle against internal opposition and the internal security problem after 1991, and how it responded to it. These included open resistance by different ... More


Islam: Signs of Divine Authority

David L. Weddle

in Miracles: Wonder and Meaning in World Religions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794159
eISBN:
9780814784532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794159.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the meaning and purpose of miracles in Islam. Miracles in Islamic tradition serve as signs of divine authority, interpreted as such by the community of believers who ascribe ... More


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