09/01/2018 - The Islamic State in South Asia

Centre for Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of International Relations and European Studies organised a guest lecture The Islamic State in South Asia: Myths and reality about the rise and spread of ISIS.

WHEN: Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 14:00–15:30

WHERE: MUP Praha-Strašnice, Dubečská 900/10, Room No. 021

GUEST: Daud Khan Khattak (senior analyst of Radio Mashaal – Pashto service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)

In spite of the simplified view from outside, internal political and ideological tension and infighting is widespread in the world of radical Islam. In Afghanistan, even the notorious Taliban has taken up arms against ISIS. Why?