عنوان مقاله [English]
ISIS: An Actor with Pre-Modern Thought and Ultra- Modern Instruments
Islamic group Isis is one of the most important Salafi group. It has been able to dominate parts of Iraq and Syria in a short time and be in focus of regional and international change. ISIS can be seen as an extreme actors in search of redemption, rescues and returns to the initial ideals of Islam. This group considers itself as an identity phenomenon with the task of reviving the Islamic caliphate and Emarat and the restoration of Sunni glory. Isis is also an example of new terrorist groups, transnational and global nature, that emphases on terror and violence, it has transcended modern, state-centered, materialistic interests and seeking confined to the boundaries passed and focuses on identity claim is global. The main problem of the present article is manifested in question” how actors is Isis intellectually and how uses cyberspace in order to advance it is goals?” The proposed hypotheses are "Isis, although is intellectually pre –modern but is a typical of post-modern terrorism in virtual space that uses it is facilities in order to introduce itself and to make the terrorist network to create an Islamic caliphate" then this article tries to analyze two matters: First, they show that Isis is acting with pre-modern beliefs and attempted to revive the Islamic Caliphate is. Secondly, the issue to discuss how the actor modern, practical tools and the postmodern era of globalization seeks to achieve their own purposes.
Key words: Islamic group ISIS, terrorism, Islamic Caliphate, Middle East, globalization