Topic: Jihadism | Jihadists

"The Snake Charmer", by Jean-Leon Gerome (1824–1904), used on the cover of Edward Said's seminal work "Orientalism"

Jihad and homosexuality: a history of entanglement

The Iraqi army enters Fallujah (photo: Reuters/A. Al-Marjani)

The reconquest of Fallujah

The serpent′s head

Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/E. Laurent)

Boualem Sansal′s novel ″2084: The End of the World″

Tyranny of sorts

Filming ″Dugma – The Button″: Paul Refsdal (left), Abu Basir al-Britani (photo: WDR)

Paul Refsdal′s documentary ″Dugma – The Button″

Push the button for Paradise

Sufi Muslim praying in the Bahaduria Sufi Mosque in Kabul (photo: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Combating violent extremism

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Could Sufi Islam be the cure-all?

French journalist and author Garance Le Caisne (photo: private)

Interview with the journalist and author Garance le Caisne

Caesar and the butcher of Damascus

Demonstration commemorating the victims of the Bardo Museum attack on 19.03.2015 (photo: DW/Sarah Mersch)

Tunisia's fight against IS

Craving genuine alliance

Pro-Taliban supporters calling for a holy war against the US and Pakistan demonstrate outside the Pakistani Embassy in London, 2001 (photo: Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

The scourge of sectarianism

Obstinate mass suicide

Mourning the victims of the Paris and Brussels attacks (photo: Getty Images/C. Furlong)

IS attacks in Paris and Brussels

Orchestrating a reign of terror

A Yemeni man grieves for his relatives following an airstrike on a residential district in Sanaa (photo: Reuters/M. al-Sayaghi)

Global strategies in the war on terror

Eliminate the breeding grounds

Edit Schlaffer, founder of the organisation ″Women without Borders″ (photo: ″Women without Borders″)

Interview with the social scientist Edit Schlaffer

Mothers Schools challenge extremism

French extremism researcher Olivier Roy (photo: cc-by-sa-nc-Internaz)

Interview with French extremism researcher Olivier Roy

″Radicalisation is not the result of failed integration″

Belgian security forces following the Brussels attacks (photo: Getty Images/AFP/E. Dunand)

IS attacks in Brussels

No more shades of grey

BBC Radio 4: "The Returnees", Tuesday 22 March, 8.00 - 8.40 p.m.

Political scientist and expert on radical Islam Peter Neumann (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with radical Islam expert Peter Neumann

Islamic State′s looting economy

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