Countering the Contemporary Theory of Violent Jihad
We’ve established that the current U.S. government is not capable of handling the growing threat of Islamist “Lone Wolf” attacks. How do we respond in a manner worthy of our heritage as free citizens?
We need first to understand what the Jihadi strategy is in order to make preparations to face it.
The key Jihadi theoretician and strategist is Mustafa Setmariam Nasar (AKA Abu Musab al-Suri). Nasar was closely associated with Osama bin Laden’s circle before falling out with them over the 9/11 attacks, which he opposed. Nasar, a redhead with almost delicate features, could have passed in any Western nation, and apparently did so in several locales in Europe. In 2004 the U.S. put a $5 million bounty on his head. He was at last caught in Quetta, Pakistan, and turned over to the U.S. In an act of complete imbecility of the type that we have all grown used to, he was turned over to our longtime ally and friend, Syria. A few weeks ago, in a gesture of pure contempt, Bashar Assad released him. This incredibly dangerous Islamist and master strategist is once again loose in the world.
Nasar’s reconceptualization of jihad was put forward in detail in a 1,600-page treatise titled A Call to a Global Islamic Resistance. Published online in 2005,Resistance soon became required reading among Jihadis, and as Al Qaeda forces were chewed up by Western efforts, became the de facto strategy for Islamist terrorists worldwide.
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