The Ahmadis of Algeria: the government’s most convenient security threat?

Despite numbering in the few thousands, the followers of this branch of Islam have been branded a major security threat by the Algerian state. Now, they are facing both a crackdown and a propaganda war. By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson In … Continue reading The Ahmadis of Algeria: the government’s most convenient security threat?

Israel’s Islamists: The Islamic Movement in Israel and their road to prohibition

By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson The Islamic Movement in Israel is little known to the wider world compared to other regional Islamist groups, such as the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas or Hezbollah. However, they have despite all odds managed to be highly … Continue reading Israel’s Islamists: The Islamic Movement in Israel and their road to prohibition