American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Analysis to the Hegemony of Extremists after Arab Spring: Case Study of the Extreme-Islamism in Egypt
Ayman M. Mottaleb

The geopolitical importance of Egypt makes this research vital to examine the future of Egypt and the MENA region after the Arab-Spring. The author of this paper uses qualitative research method by deploying comparative interdisciplinary-historical research approach to analyze the start and the evolution of extreme Islamist groups in Egypt. This case study uses moral disengagement theory (Bandura, 1996, 1999) to shed light on the ideological evolution of extremism in Egypt. When data is triangulated in this qualitative research, literature and data showed that the extreme-Islamism ideology is a distortion to Islam and; therefore, it became apparent how extremists falsely justify their violence.

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