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Lone-Wolf or Low-Tech Terrorism? Emergent Patterns of Global Terrorism in Recent French and European Attacks

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Islamic Contributions to International Humanitarian Law: Recalibrating TWAIL Approaches for Existing Contributions & Legacies

(Re-published from AJIL Unbound, March 17, 2016) This short essay focuses on the involvement of Muslim-majority state leadership in the pre-World War II development of international humanitarian law (IHL), including their appeals to Islamic norms.

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Armed Conflict & Compliance in Muslim States, 1947–2014: Does Conflict Look Different Under IHL?

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Ten Recommendations for Obama’s CVE Summit

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Why Iraq Must Stop Playing the Shari’a Card

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How Islamic Is Pakistan’s Constitution?

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Islam and IHL Workshop, 2009: Participant Abstracts

INSCT’s interdisciplinary workshop on Islam and IHL on April 17, 2009 gathered scholars and practitioners from the fields of Islamic law, Muslim politics and culture, comparative religion and history, international conflict and security, and international law and human rights. It was a vital first step in a larger effort to understand the challenges posed to […]

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What Egypt’s New Constitution Tells Us About Political Transition

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Islamic Law & the Law of Armed Conflict

By NIAZ A SHAH Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict: The Conflict in Pakistan demonstrates how international law can be applied in Muslim states in a way that is compatible with Islamic law. Within this broader framework of compatible application, Niaz A. Shah argues that the Islamic law of qital (i.e., armed conflict) […]

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Project Precis: Postconflict Justice and Islam

By CORRI ZOLI. The Project Precis provides a description of the postconflict justice part of the INSCT Islam, International Humanitarian Law, and Postconflict Justice initiative. It also discusses the main research questions for the scholar-practitioner workshop that was held in the fall of 2010 in Washington, DC.

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