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Soviet Strategy and Islam

  • Alexandre Bennigsen
  • Paul B. Henze
  • George K. Tanham
  • S. Enders Wimbush

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. The Soviet Islamic Establishment as a Strategic Instrument: History, Evolution and Current Operations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 3-34
    3. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 35-56
    4. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 57-65
    5. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 66-71
  3. Flexible Opportunism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 75-78
    3. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 79-100
    4. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 101-119
    5. Alexandre Bennigsen, Paul B. Henze, George K. Tanham, S. Enders Wimbush
      Pages 120-141
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 143-182

About this book

Introduction

A study of the origins, evolution and current state of the Soviet use of its official Islamic establishment as a means of increasing its influence among Muslim elites in the Islamic world, especially in the Persian Gulf. Case studies and recommendations for US policy are included.

Keywords

evolution Islam Policy state strategy Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexandre Bennigsen
    • 1
  • Paul B. Henze
    • 2
  • George K. Tanham
    • 2
  • S. Enders Wimbush
    • 3
  1. 1.Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science SocialesCNRSParisFrance
  2. 2.RAND CorporationWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.Radio LibertyGermany

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