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How the law in the Maldives paved the way for a Sunni legal tradition
It could be argued that Sunni Islam has been predominantly practised in the Maldives since the earliest written Islamic history.
Afghanistan’s laws and legal institutions under the Taliban
For the Taliban, the state’s main purpose is not protecting individual rights, but making individuals honor their obligations.
Taliban law: Theory and practice
At a national level, intra-jihadi competition is likely to ensure a prominent role for Taliban hardliners.