Andreas Wilmes
West University of Timisoara
This paper aims to offer a comprehensive overview of René Girard’s reflections on the issue of modern jihadism. It addresses three key aspects of his reasoning: (I) the rise of Islamic terrorism in the context of a globalization of resentment; (II) modern jihadism understood as an “event internal to the development of technology;” (III) the hypothesis that modern jihadism “is both linked to Islam and different from it.”
Keywords René Girard  Clausewitz  Terrorism  War  Islam
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DOI 10.22618/tp.pjcv.20171.2.245001
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