Malise Ruthven

Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam in the World and Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning, among other books. He recently edited Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy. (February 2019)

The Algerian military and religious leader Abd al-Qadir, circa 1870

God on Our Side

Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North

by William R. Polk

June 28, 2018 issue

The Caliphate: From Grand to Sordid

Caliphate: The History of an Idea

by Hugh Kennedy

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea

by Shiraz Maher

The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory

by Brian H. Fishman

January 19, 2017 issue

Ultra-conservative Salafi Muslims listening to a speech by Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh in the northern coastal town of Marsa Matrouh, May 2012

Inside Obedient Islamic Minds

The New Threat: The Past, Present, and Future of Islamic Militancy

by Jason Burke

The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

by Henri Lauzière

Inside the Brotherhood

by Hazem Kandil

April 7, 2016 issue

Demonstrators with a portrait of General Abdel Fatah el-Sisi—now Egypt’s president—at a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, January 2014

What Happened to the Arab Spring?

The Second Arab Awakening: And the Battle for Pluralism

by Marwan Muasher

The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising

by Gilbert Achcar, translated from the French by G.M. Goshgarian

July 10, 2014 issue

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