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Jihad and the Islamic Law of War

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Jihad and the Islamic Law of War

Publisher: The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre
Number of pages: 83

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This text explains what jihad is, what it means to Muslims, and how it relates to the concrete issues of war and peace. It explores the most important issues surrounding the Islamic law of war and peace, and lays out the mainstream, traditional Islamic position, comprised of three essential principles on the legitimacy of non-combatants, religion as a cause for war, and the justification for aggression and the use of force.

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