By Tarek Mohamed Abdelhamid

ISBN-10: 0989388379

ISBN-13: 9780989388375

Publish 12 months note: First released could sixth 2008 by way of Abdelhamid
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This is an insider research of the phenomenon of Radical Islam through an ex-Islamic radical and an affiliate of the Dr. Ayman Al-Zawaherri (currently the 1st in charge of Al-Qaeda).

The publication describes Dr. Hamid's trip opposed to Islamic Radicalism because 1982. In Inside Jihad, Dr. Hamid analyses the matter in an goal demeanour and recommend strategic options to unravel it.

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Beautiful and intricate swords, shields, and other weaponry were the envy of the non-Muslim world. However, Muslim armies were also quick to adopt weapons that originated in the West, such as cannons and firearms. 19th-century Indian steel shield with gilt decoration CANNON MINIATURE By the early 14th century, European armorers were starting to make cannons and these powerful weapons were quickly taken up by Muslim armies. This painting shows cannons being used by Muslim troops at the Siege of Vienna in 1529.

This 13th-century example was made of clay in Damascus, Syria. 44 Jambiya (and sheath, below right) MACE Maces were sometimes carried as a sign of rank, but they were also fighting weapons used by mounted warriors. In skilled hands, a mace could break an opponent’s bones, even if he was wearing armor. Khanjar and decorated sheath SHOOTING LESSON Steel mace from Persia JAMBIYA KHANJAR In many parts of the Muslim world it was common for men, and even boys, to carry weapons. This is a 20th-century dagger from Yemen, called a khanjar.

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