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The Handbook of Security pp Cite as. It emerged that the alleged perpetrators, the ethnic Chechen Tsarnaev brothers, had been influenced inter alia by Al-Qaeda ideology, calling for mass casualty attacks on American civilians. The pressure cooker explosive device they used, for instance, was based on a design popularized by the online Al-Qaeda English-language magazine Inspire Serrano, The following month, horrified onlookers watched in disbelief as another two young men, this time British of Nigerian descent, hacked to death in broad daylight an off-duty British soldier as he left his camp in the London suburb of Woolwich. This video went viral on the popular social media platform YouTube and may well have led to a copycat attack on a French soldier in Paris a few days later Meredith, It is not insignificant that both the United Kingdom and France have sent their armed forces to support American efforts at stamping out Al-Qaeda-inspired violent Islamist insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past decade.
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The majority of casualties occurred in Nairobi. The bombings took place on the 8th anniversary of U. Executive Summary. Al Qaeda AQ is one of the most powerful terrorist organizations in the world, with a long history and a global reach. It is composed of a core group of operatives and leadership largely based in Pakistan and Afghanistan and maintains relationships with a number of affiliate organizations around the world.
Predominantly in the Middle East Rebel group with current territorial control in:. Al-Qaeda operates as a network of Islamic extremists and Salafist jihadists. The organization was founded by Emir Osama bin Laden, whose undisguised goal was to become a strong state under the banner of the caliphate. Bin Laden stated that a strong Islamic state is needed. Al-Qaeda has mounted attacks on non-military and military targets in various countries, including the United States embassy bombings , the September 11 attacks , and the Bali bombings.
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Al Qaeda is `modern' in its instruments from the internet and bank transfers to bombs. It reflects rather less than detractors wish that is in any way traditionally.
Self-defense in Islamic and International Law pp Cite as. It is widely believed that the violent activities of Al-Qaeda emanate from the teachings of Islam. The reason is simple: Al-Qaeda claims to be a Muslim organization and makes frequent references to the Koran and other sources of Islamic law to justify its declarations of Jihad against the Anglo-Americans and their allies. Chapter 1 in this book has established that the Koran does not support offensive Jihad.
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Свет внутри исходил лишь от светящихся компьютерных мониторов Стратмора.
Она смотрела на обмякшее тело коммандера и знала, о чем он думает. Рухнул не только его план пристроить черный ход к Цифровой крепости. В результате его легкомыслия АНБ оказалось на пороге крупнейшего в истории краха, краха в сфере национальной безопасности Соединенных Штатов. - Коммандер, вы ни в чем не виноваты! - воскликнула. - Если бы Танкадо был жив, мы могли бы заключить с ним сделку, и у нас был бы выбор. Но Стратмор ее не слышал. Его жизнь окончена.