Bernard Rougier comes on the show to discuss Lebanese Sunni jihadism. Some of the topics covered include:
- How Lebanese first got involved in jihadism in Afghanistan in the 1980s
- How the Lebanese scene became connected to the European and Australian jihadi network
- The role the Iraq war played in the mobilization and recruitment of a new generation
- Background on Fatah al-Islam
- The role Lebanese Sunni jihadis have played in the Syrian war and spillover attacks back home
- The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East: Northern Lebanon from al-Qaeda to ISIS (Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics): Bernard Rougier
- Everyday Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam among Palestinians in Lebanon: Bernard Rougier, Pascale Ghazaleh
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