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By Roger H. Guichard Jr.

At the Margins tells the tale of residing and dealing within the Afghan application in Pakistan for 3 years within the early Nineteen Nineties by means of a 12 months in Niger in West Africa. The name comes from the truth that South and primary Asia and West Africa characterize relative extremes within the geographical achieve of Islam. Afghanistan should still desire no creation. Niger could seem a wierd pairing with Afghanistan, however the assignments have been of a bit: large-scale commodities and infrastructure tips for impoverished, overwhelmingly Muslim international locations within the throes of synthetic and normal disasters.
The Sahel, of which Niger in most cases is composed, has turn into a battleground of overdue. within the final decade of the 20th century it was once mostly proof against the bacillus of Islamism. however the unfold was once inexorable and the known problems with corruption, speedy inhabitants development, inequality, and lowered possibilities have mixed with non secular zealotry to spark violent eruptions opposed to the prevailing order. it'd be conceited to assert that during 1995 we observed it coming, however the materials have been already there. we must always no longer be stunned on the spread.

Roger H. Guichard, Jr. is a administration advisor who has lived and labored for many of the prior thirty years within the Muslim international. he's the writer of Niebuhr in Egypt (2013) and Masr: An Egyptian Miscellany (2015), either released by means of Wipf & Stock.

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