"We Pray for Our President": Saudi-Inspired Loyalist Salafism and the Business Sector in Kazakhstan
Author: Aurélie Biard
January 28, 2019
This working paper by Aurélie Biard examines the dissemination strategies of the transnational Salafi movement in post-Soviet Kazakhstan through the study of its connections with the local business sector. This case study seeks to provide a snapshot of the specific—and significant—ways in which economic entrepreneurs are becoming local drivers of the dissemination of Saudi-based loyalist Islam.