For citation, Muhammad Haniff Hassan and Nodirbek Soliev (2023), “War in Ukraine: Kadyrovite’s Theological Justification for Fighting Under the Banner of Russian Army”, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, March. Click here for original source. ————————————— This article investigates the theological and rhetorical justifications that Chechen political-religious authorities employ in defense of the Chechen Kadyrovite forces’ […]
Long Article – Examining Theological Justifications for Kadyrovite Chechens Fighting in Ukraine
Article – Perpetrating Jihadist Ideological Narratives (CTTA, vol. 15, no. 1, January 2023)
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Long Article – An Analysis of Bai`ah Al-Mawt (Pledge of Death) in Jihadist Groups’ Practice and Islamic Tradition (CTTA, vol. 14, no. 3, June 2022)
Click here to read or download the article. Synopsis “Dr Muhammad Haniff Hassan examines the notion and practice of Bai`ah Al-Mawt (pledge of death) among contemporary jihadist groups through the lens of Islamic Sunni intellectual tradition and security studies. His work has three important implications for the Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) initiatives. The […]
Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Religious Scholars, by Sheikh Mohamed Farouq, in Wasat, August 2021
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Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Religious Scholars, by Amjad Mohamed Saleem, in Academia Letters, July 2021.
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Book Review – Countering Islamic State Ideology: Voices of Singapore Scholars, edited by Muhammad Haniff Hassan and Rohan Gunaratna
A book review by Adil Rasheed, a Research Fellow, at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, India. Published in Journal of Defence Studies, vol. 15, no. 2, April-June 2021. Click here to read or download the review. Click here for original source. Click here more information about the book.
My article (republished) – Rethinking ‘Hostile’ Verses from the Quran
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My article – Refuting Islamic State (IS) Jihad Propaganda With the Story of Uwais Al-Qarni
Published in Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses, vol. 10, no. 10, October 2018, pp. 12-6. Click here. Introduction One of the arguments that was put forth by the so-called Islamic State (IS) to attract Muslim youths […]
Book Review – Abd Allah Azzam: The Father of Jihad
John C. Zimmerman (2018). The Father of Jihad: Abd Allah Azzam’s Jihad Ideas and Implications for National Security, Muhammad Haniff Hassan, New Jersey: Imperial College Press, 2014, 350 pp., Hardcover, $115.00, ISBN 978-1783262878. Terrorism and Political Violence, 30:3, pp. 564-565. Click here to read the review. Click here for information about the book.
A Rebuttal of Al-Qaeda and IS’s Theological Justification of Suicide Bombing
Muhammad Haniff Hassan (2017), “A Rebuttal of Al-Qaeda and IS’s Theological Justification of Suicide Bombing”, Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis, vol. 9, no. 7, July. Click here to download or read. Included in the file an article, Abrogation and the Verse of Sword: Countering Extremists’ Justification of Violence, by Mahfuh Halimi, as supplementary reading.