Jihadi jurisprudence? Militant interpretations of Islamic rules of war

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  • 2014•04•30     Yemen Times

    Excerpt from the IRIN article:

    In recent years, says James Cockayne, now president of the United Nations University in New York, but formerly a senior associate with the International Peace Institute, armed groups in the Muslim world have shifted from presenting themselves as groups seeking self-determination under international law in the 1950s to 1970s, to “a more revolutionary trend that rejected public international law as an artefact of Western domination.”