The Birth of a Jihadist Caliphate

7 Pages Posted: 29 Aug 2014

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Daniel Atzori

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)

Date Written: July 25, 2014

Abstract

The jihadist group formerly known as ISIS, which already controls vast areas of Syria and Iraq, has recently proclaimed the restoration of the caliphate. The presence of a jihadist state in the Middle East represents a formidable threat to the Arab state system.

Keywords: Oil, Energy, Political Economy, MENA, Globalization, Arab Spring, Jihad, Terrorism, Islamism, ISIS, Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood

JEL Classification: F51, N45

Suggested Citation

Atzori, Daniele, The Birth of a Jihadist Caliphate (July 25, 2014). Review of Environment, Energy and Economics (Re3), July 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2473135

Daniele Atzori (Contact Author)

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) ( email )

C.so Magenta 63
Milano, 20123
Italy

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