Mohammed Hafez

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Mohammed M Hafez, PhD (born 1970), is the author of Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom. Previously, he wrote Why Muslims Rebel and Manufacturing Human Bombs. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science studying under Fred Halliday.

Hafez is also the author of numerous book chapters and journal articles on Islamic movements, political violence and suicide bombers.

Selected works[edit]

Books:

  • Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom (United States Institute of Peace, 2007)
  • Manufacturing Human Bombs: The Making of Palestinian Suicide Bombers (United States Institute of Peace, 2006)
  • Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World (Lynne Rienner, 2003)

Articles:

  • "Armed Islamist Movements and Political Violence in Algeria", Middle East Journal, Vol. 54, No. 4 (Autumn, 2000), pp. 572–591
  • "The Alchemy of Martyrdom: Jihadi Salafism and Debates over Suicide Bombings in the Muslim World", Asian Journal of Social Science, Volume 38, Issue 3, pages 364 – 378
  • "Rationality, Culture, and Structure in the Making of Suicide Bombers", Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 29, Issue 2, 2006
  • "Do Targeted Assassinations Work?", Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 29, Issue 4, 2006
  • "Suicide Terrorism in Iraq", Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 29, Issue 6, 2006
  • "Martyrdom Mythology in Iraq", Terrorism and Political Violence, 19:95–115, 2007

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