Author profile: S. Yaqub Ibrahimi

S. Yaqub Ibrahimi is an instructor of political science at Carleton University in Ottawa. Ibrahimi received his PhD in political science from Carleton University in March 2018, and currently teaches International Security and the Middle East Politics at Carleton. Ibrahimi’s research interests include international relations theory, international security, conflict analysis, Middle East and South Asia. His previous peer-reviewed publications include: Violence-Producing Dynamics of Fragile States: How State Fragility in Iraq Contributed to the Emergence of Islamic State? Terrorism and Political Violence, 2018, online first; Theory of the Rise of al-Qaeda, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression 10(2), 2018: 138-157; Unipolar Politics and Global Peace: A Structural Explanation of the Globalizing Jihad, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict 11(1), 2018: 50-60; The Taliban’s Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (1996-2001): ‘War-Making and State-Making’ As an Insurgency Strategy, Small Wars and Insurgencies 28(06), 2017: 947-972.

International Relations Theory and the ‘Islamic State’

S. Yaqub Ibrahimi • Oct 15 2018 • Articles

Integrating the root causes of the formation of IS in a systematic framework gives an inclusive and representative image of the formation of this organization.

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