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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Caliphate.
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  • Al-Qaeda [r]: International islamist terrorist network. Responsible for the 9-11 attack and other terrorist attacks. [e]
  • Wahhabism [r]: A socially conservative branch of Sunni Islam, strongest in the House of Saud, which rules Saudi Arabia [e]
  • Salafism [r]: A strict branch of Sunni Islam, dedicated to the restoration of the Caliphate, often by means of armed jihad [e]
  • Takfir wal-Hijra [r]: An extreme Salafist organization of Egyptian origin, whose executed leader wanted to withdraw from modern society, build strength, and then excommunicate and kill those they considered apostates, such as Osama bin Laden [e]
  • Taliban [r]: Salafist Islamic militia, governing Afghanistan 1996–2001; still fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan. [e]
  • Sayyid Qutb [r]: Born in 1906, radicalized in 1951, and executed in 1966, an influential theorist of Salafist revolutionary Islam; considered one of the two spiritual fathers of al-Qaeda and the mentor of Ayman al-Zawahiri [e]

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