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Gilles Kepel

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Gilles Kepel, one of Europe's leading experts on Islamism, the Middle East, and North Africa, is a professor at the Institute of Political Studies, Paris (Sciences Po). His numerous books -- which include Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam, The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West, and Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: The Future of the Middle East -- have been translated into seventeen languages.

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