Understanding Islamic charities

Understanding Islamic charities

Understanding Islamic charities.

Ed. by Jon Alterman and Karin von Hippel.

Ctr. for Strategic…Studies


186 pages



Significant issues series; v.29, no.7


Political scientists and other researchers, most associated with the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies, discuss thematic issues related to Islamic charities, many of which have been accused by the Bush administration of aiding terrorism. Then they provide case studies of individual organizations–Hamas and Hizballah–and charities based in various countries.

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