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    Al-Qaeda Research Papers

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    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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    ISIS

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    the region. The area is now dominated by tribal difference among Shi'ite and Sunnis and displaced prisoners that create chaos regionally. Al Qaida and Isis start from there, vacuums in regions with no clear political foundation. Iraq was run by a dictator, Afghanistan was historically run by tribes plagued with hundreds of years of territorial differences.("Mujahideen | Islam." Encyclopedia Britannica Online.) ISIS first found its roots after the second Gulf War, in 2004. Many supporters of…

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    ISIS Motivation

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    the “‘Islamic Caliphate’ or a theological empire” (Cassis, 2015).They control immense quantities of land in Western Iraq and Eastern Syria, as well as in other parts of the world—threatening to spread even farther. But who exactly caused this organization? What is their main goal? What are their motives or rewards? Overall, how did they initialize in the first place? The two initial founders of Al-Qaeda and ISIS are Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and Osama…

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    division in society”-Patrick J. Kennedy. Patrick J Kennedy was an American politician that was born on July 14, 1967. In this quote Kennedy is describing the word terrorism in a way that if looked up in a dictionary, will have another meaning and state the intentions of the terrorist. ISIS: The State of Terror by Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger is a book about a terroristic group from the Islamic state that go by the name of ISIS which is an abbreviation for “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.”…

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    Umar Al-Baghdadi Group

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    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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    The War on Terror has been continuous from that point forward. There were principle destinations for the War on terror those were to crush Osama Bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bin Laden was found and murdered on May first, 2011. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was executed by an air strike on June 7, 2006. To add to that, On September 14, 2001, another law happened called AUMF which remains for Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists. This gave the United States President (at the…

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    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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    History Of ISIS

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    in the Middle East. ISIS also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, others tend to call it the ISIL or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. ISIS’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi took the former leader’s position in 2006. The first leader of ISIS was Abu Musab al-Zarqawi…

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    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 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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