is raising an important issue connected with irregular war: the group is advocating mass resistance against an established government, and such revolution can be justified in Islam only where the ruler becomes an unbeliever through public displays of unbelief.
His writings (heavily influenced by Qutb's ideas) are the primary source of inspiration for the proclamations of jihad against Jews and the Western "crusaders" by bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri (al-Zawahiri was orginally a member of the EIJ
and later a member of the transnational Al Qaeda terrorist network too).
Egyptian Islamic Jihad was the organization headed by Zawahiri, and he merged EIJ
with al Qaeda when he became the deputy director of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden's number two.
GOSLING Membership Director YVETTE HASH Administrative Director SUSAN KAMPRATH Project Support Director ARIANA KATOVICH Director of Restoration Initiatives ERIN PALMERSTON Office Manager ELLEN MANCHESTER Development Associate JASON MARK Editor, EIJ
LILIAS PETTIT-SCOTT Programs Associate AMY WESTERVELT Managing Editor, EIJ
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The $28 million debt issue is listed under the ticker symbol EIJ
and will mature on March 28, 2002.
The helicopter poaching incident reported by The Altai Project in the Spring issue of EIJ
became the subject of a federal criminal investigation on May 4.
This issue of EIJ
proves that things don't have to be this way.
I have subscribed to EIJ
for a long time, but haven't read it for years.
Editor Emeritus Car Smith is co-founder of Environmentalists Against War and editor of The-Edge.
See Joe Eaton's detailed article on this topic in the Winter 2004 EIJ
Hennum's recommendation of both Silent Spring and Lost Woods to those EIJ
readers who have not yet read them.
The note by Dale Mills, "Japan versus whales," in the Summer 2006 issue of EIJ
closed with the thought that Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs "can't be anything but concerned over a public opinion backlash.