Containment of Islamic Insurgency

Teaching module

Theoretical concepts: Islamic insurgency,identity-based conflict

Case study: Basmachi movement as Islamic insurgency in Central Asia in the 1920s


  1. What are political, economic, and social factors that influenced people to join the Basmachi movement?
  2. What economic and social policies were effective in the containment of the mass violence?
  3. How did the acceptance of both Soviet laws and the Sharia help in fighting with the Islamist insurgency?
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Containment of Islamic Insurgency