Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

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  • Al-Qaeda Research Papers

    After the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, Al-Qaeda outdone the government to be the world 's most obnoxious terrorist organization. Al-Qaeda means “the base" in Arabic and the amount of terrorists are ordered by Osama bin Laden. In addition, Osama bin Laden was killed in a united action by the U.S. army in May 2011 (Hayes, L., & Brunner, B.).However, people believed that this group will be encouraged to look for a revenge from this incident, whereas others questioned if they will continue without their ultimate leader, Osama bin Laden. In June, U.S. executives broadcasted that once looking through the documents and computer files occupied from bin Laden, they established their statement that Afghanistan and Pakistan people who are a…

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  • Compare And Contrast Isis And Sunni

    experience Zarqawi gained from his time with the jihadist groups, but also made many valuable connections. Sheikh Abu Muhammad al Maqdisi was one of those connections that helped form Zarqawi 's opinion on how he would run his organization in the future. Al Maqdisi was one of the architects of the ideology of of jihad Salafism. This ideology is based on the principle of any government that does not rule through a strict interpretation of Sharia is an infidel regime that must be violently be…

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  • Umar Al-Baghdadi Group

    ISI’s leader would become Abu Umar al-Baghdadi and the group had every intention of taking control of the state when coalition forces would eventually withdrawl. These moves were going to be the first steps and intial process of starting a caliphate in the middle east. From 2006-2011, the group suffered signifigant lose due to a combination of lack of local support, US crackdown, capturing of 8,000 members. Even local Sunnis, would carry out attacks on the group assianating members and…

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  • Analysis: The Fight With ISIS

    matter how cautious generals and political leaders are, war sets in motion waves of change that can alter the currents of history” (Tirman 45). The United States involved itself in an ongoing conflict that has spanned from Crusades to the colonization by the European powers. When the United States pulled out of Iraq in December 2011, a splinter group of Al qaeda headed by Abu Musab al Zarqawi attacked major Shia communities to ignite a sectarian war. Due to the Iraqi military inability to stop…

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  • Under The Prophet's Banner Chapter Summary

    Knights represents a jihadists policy document that discusses the importance of narrative to inspire the Umma by refraining from the extreme purist views of Qutb. He does not seek to refute these views, but he is careful to note that generating support from the Muslim masses is a critical component to the success of jihad. His book also serves as a signal that Al Qaeda was taking the role of the vanguard element within Islam that Qutb spoke of in his book Milestones. However, the various calls…

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  • ISIS: A Threat To The World

    ISIS is known for conducting mass public executions, crucifixions to non-Muslims such as Jews, Catholics and Christians. Over the past year ISIS militants have taken control of a large part of northern and western Iraq and some parts of Syria. At first ISIS was a part of Osama Bin Laden’s notorious terrorist group Al-Qaeda. Before ISIS…

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  • Armed Group Research Paper

    It is one of the most complicated, dangerous and puzzling armed groups of the contemporary history. The group has killed thousands of people, destroyed cities and controls territories in several countries and spread fear around the world. Fighting this group costs the global community billions of dollars and thousands of lives, but after more than a decade, we still don’t know who they are. Various institutions, states, and individuals have tried to identify and introduce Daesh, but yet there…

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  • Cyber Terrorism Research Paper

    Before ISIS, the main religious group was Al-Qaeda. Al-Qaeda shares many of the same goals as ISIS. Al-Qaeda was founded in 1988 by Osama bin Laden and Abdullah Azzam (Al-Qaeda.). The origin of Al-Qaeda goes back to the Soviet-Afghan War. In the 1980s the Soviet Army had invaded Afghanistan, and the Muslims had formed a group of Muslim warriors called the mujahideen. After the war ended, these mujahideen became part of Osama bin Laden’s group. During the Persian Gulf War, bin Laden began to…

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  • ISIS Research Papers

    ISIS- Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, once called the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham, is a group of men, women, and children whom believe they are trying to change the world to a better place and change the political geography. They have been compared to Al-Qaeda also, but in reality they are much worse and much more destructive than Al-Qaeda ever was. ISIS has taken Al-Qaeda’s beliefs and amplified them to a radicalism. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is the man responsible for starting Isis. In…

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  • Lone Wolf Attack Research Paper

    a potential terrorist from an informant and sent out the names to multiple government watch lists. Several days later, at a Pakistan airport, two passengers arrived at the airport to charter a plane to the America, the watch list identified the passengers as potential terrorists and they were arrested, preventing a terrorist attack. The evidence suggests that the responses to 9/11 have been largely effective in preventing more attacks. What are some of the key causes of radicalisation in…

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