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Jihād as Defense: Just-war theory in the Quran and Sunnah

Authors: Parrott, Justin
Keywords: Islam, Jihad, Just War, Islamic Law
Issue Date: 16-Oct-2016
Publisher: Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
Abstract: The mainstream view of jihād in Islam is consistent with modern international norms of non-violence. The Quran and Sunnah permit Muslims to defend themselves from aggression, while also limiting warfare to the purpose of preserving security, freedom, and human rights.
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