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Islamism in the IS Age March 17, 2015

Contents Analytical frameworks Why academics can’t get beyond moderates and radicals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 By Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College and Graduate Center, CUNY

Vanilla Muslims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 By Peter Mandaville, George Mason University

What I talk about when I talk about Islamists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 By Ahmed Khanani, Indiana University

The Islamic State How much of a state is the Islamic State?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 By Quinn Mecham, Brigham Young University

The Islamic State’s model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 By Aaron Y. Zelin, King’s College London

Does the Islamic State believe in sovereignty?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 By Richard A. Nielsen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Salafi ideas on state-building before and after the rise of the Islamic State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 By Joas Wagemakers, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

The Islamic State identity and legacies of Baath rule in Syria’s northeast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 By Kevin Mazur, Princeton University

Islamists in the region The ISIS-ification of Islamist politics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 By Khalil al-Anani, Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University

Mutual escalation in Egypt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 By Mokhtar Awad, Center for American Progress, and Nathan J. Brown, George Washington University

Brotherhood activism and regime consolidation in Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 By Steven Brooke, University of Texas at Austin

How Egypt’s coup really affected Tunisia’s Islamists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 By Monica Marks, University of Oxford

Why Tunisia didn’t follow Egypt’s path. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 By Sharan Grewal, Princeton University

The future of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Gulf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 By Kristin Smith Diwan, American University and George Washington University

The Syrian Brotherhood’s Islamic State challenge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 By Raphaël Lefèvre, University of Cambridge

Yemen’s Houthis and Islamist republicanism under strain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 By Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Online Article Index http://pomeps.org/2015/01/27/islamist-politics-in-the-shadow-of-the-islamic-state-memos/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/02/12/why-academics-cant-get-beyond-moderates-andradicals/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/02/05/how-much-of-a-state-is-the-islam