Yıl 2019, Cilt 8, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 23 - 36 2019-01-02

Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States

Burak Bilgehan Özpek [1] , Yavuz Yağış [2]

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The debates dealing with ISIS address the questions of how ISIS is conceptualized, what its aim is, and how it has successfully retained a core sovereignty zone. This study attempts to answer these questions by proposing that ISIS is a de facto state and uses jihadism as a survival strategy. The term ‘competitive jihadism’ is used to argue that ISIS competes with its metropole states, Syria and Iraq, on the basis of jihadism. This is a deliberate strategy, which aims to attract Muslims inclined to radicalization as well as to recruit foreign fighters by showing the jihadist deficits of the metropole states. As the research shows, ISIS is successful at this game and has become a magnet for foreign fighters. Thus, it is able to increase its military capabilities and continue to survive.
De facto states, competitive jihadism, ISIS, foreign fighters
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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { allazimuth376259, journal = {All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace}, issn = {2146-7757}, address = {Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, İhsan Doğramacı Peace Foundation}, year = {2019}, volume = {8}, pages = {23 - 36}, doi = {10.20991/allazimuth.376259}, title = {Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States}, key = {cite}, author = {Özpek, Burak Bilgehan and Yağış, Yavuz} }
APA Özpek, B , Yağış, Y . (2019). Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States. All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace, 8 (1), 23-36. DOI: 10.20991/allazimuth.376259
MLA Özpek, B , Yağış, Y . "Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States". All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 8 (2019): 23-36 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/allazimuth/issue/42442/376259>
Chicago Özpek, B , Yağış, Y . "Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States". All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 8 (2019): 23-36
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ISNAD Özpek, Burak Bilgehan , Yağış, Yavuz . "Competitive Jihadism: Understanding the Survival Strategies of Jihadist De Facto States". All Azimuth: A Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 8 / 1 (Ocak 2019): 23-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.20991/allazimuth.376259