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Abdallah Azzam and the origins of global jihadism

Tue, Nov 2, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

In his new book titled The Caravan, Thomas Hegghammer returns to the 1970s and 1980s in search of the roots of the transnational jihadi movement. The book traces the life story of Abdallah Azzam, the Palestinian cleric who led the mobilization of Arab fighters to Afghanistan in the 1980s.

Location: Zoom
Audience: Open to the public
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