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Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times$
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Jonathan Benthall

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781784993085

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.001.0001

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Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times
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Jonathan Benthall

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0019

The level of turbulence in the Middle East is higher than at any time since the Suez Crisis of 1956, especially aggravated by ISIS’s ‘management of savagery’ (Chapter 17).1 Since the consequences of alliances may not be visible to the various parties, there is a risk of escalation as in 1914. In August 2013, the political analyst Edward Luttwak voiced the opinion that a prolonged stalemate in the Syrian civil war was the only outcome that would not be damaging to American interests. He added that this option was ‘tragic’ (...

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