Jihad and the British empire

Neil Faulkner, author of Empire and Jihad, describes how Britain’s entanglements in the Middle East and North Africa in the decades leading up to the First World War helped trigger a radical Islamic insurgency.

Neil Faulkner is the author of Empire and Jihad: The Anglo-Arab Wars of 1870-1920 (Yale, 2021)

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Neil Faulkner is the author of Alienation, Spectacle, and Revolution: a critical Marxist essay (out now on Resistance Books). He is the joint author of Creeping Fascism: what it is and how to fight it and System Crash: an activist guide to making revolution. Neil sadly passed away in 2022.


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