The Rise 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 internal and external factors helped insurgency leaders to recruit local population? 
  2. How had the insurgency become political movement?
  3. How did inadequate policies of the government contribute to the rise of insurgency?
 Хабибулла-Бачаи Сако
The Rise of Islamic Insurgency