Allah's Angels: Chechen Women in War

  • Title: Allah's Angels: Chechen Women in War
  • Author: Paul J. Murphy
  • ISBN: 9781591145424
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Allah s Angels Chechen Women in War In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war Paul Murphy challenges conventional thinking on why they fight and are willing to kill themselves in the name of Allah His book c
    In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy challenges conventional thinking on why they fight and are willing to kill themselves in the name of Allah His book covers the two wars with Russia in 1994 and 1999 and the present conflict with Islamic Jihadists It argues that these wars forced Chechen women to venture far beyond their trIn this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy challenges conventional thinking on why they fight and are willing to kill themselves in the name of Allah His book covers the two wars with Russia in 1994 and 1999 and the present conflict with Islamic Jihadists It argues that these wars forced Chechen women to venture far beyond their traditional roles and advance their human rights but that the current movement championing traditional Islam is taking those rights away Drawing on personal interviews, insider resources, and other materials, Murphy presents powerful portrayals of women who fight in the Chechen Jihad, including snipers, suicide bombers and the mysterious Black Widows, as well as women who collect intelligence, hide arms, and perform other non combatant roles.

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    1. The Chechen wars (1994-6 and 1999-2009, sort of) were brutal for everyone involved. But for Chechen women, they were particularly devastating. "Allah's Angels" documents their participation and their suffering.Getting hard data about almost any aspect of the Chechen wars can be an exercise in frustration--even things that are supposedly monitored carefully by the government, such as Russian troop casualties, are underreported and vary wildly, depending on whom you ask--and so it is not surprisin [...]

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    2. Using this book for research for my Senior Thesis about female terrorists in Chechnya, but I really found it interesting! Definitely something to pick up and look into.Of particular note are the White Stocking Snipers, a group of female snipers named not after pantyhose, but rather for white sport pants worn by skilled Soviet sharpshooters in the Baltics. Oh, and their classic trademark is a bullet to the crotch.

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