Day: March 9, 2020

US Failure in Bringing Democracy to Iraq

US Failure in Bringing Democracy to Iraq

Introduction The research question focuses on why the United States (US) has failed in bringing democracy to Iraq post-2003? Democracy is taken to mean standards beyond voting including civil and political rights (Freedom-House, 2018). The themes such as ideologies, geopolitical situation, and the principle-agent issue are described in the following sections. These themes include both …

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US Failure in Bringing Democracy to Iraq - Salafi-Jihadist Case Study

Salafism and Wahhabism; A Jihadist Doctrine?

Introduction  The Salafi-Jihadist doctrine is one of the most destructive and defining movements of the world today. Numerous researches have contributed towards understanding the underpinnings of the resilient but pragmatic takfir (excommunication, a Muslim’s declaring of another Muslim as disbeliever) and jihad doctrines and violent method of Salafi-Jihadism (Farrall, 2011). Nevertheless, the term Salafism is …

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