Aaron Y. Zelin, The Age of Political Jihadism: A Study of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, Washington Institute for Near East Policy “In this thought-provoking Policy Focus, illustrated with photographs of HTS personalities and personnel, jihadism expert Aaron Y. Zelin digs deep into the group’s past before reckoning with the implications of Jawlani’s request. Whatever the U.S. decision, he suggests, political jihadism is here to stay.” Available as a PDF.


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