LEADERLESS JIHAD PDF
Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century; By Marc Sageman; ; Book; Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press; View | Save. Sageman, Marc. Leaderless Jihad. Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS. In the post-September 11 world, Al Qaeda is no longer thecentral organizing force that aids or authorizes terrorist attacksor recruits terrorists. It is now mor.
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In the post-September 11 world, Al Qaeda is no longer the central organizing force that aids or authorizes terrorist attacks or recruits terrorists. It is now more a source of inspiration for terrorist acts carried out by independent local groups that have branded themselves with the Al Qaeda name. Building on his previous groundbreaking work on the Al Qaeda network, forensic psychiatrist Marc Sageman has greatly expanded his research to explain how Islamic terrorism emerges and operates in the twenty-first century.
In Leaderless JihadSageman rejects the views that place responsibility for terrorism on society or a flawed, predisposed individual.
Instead, he argues, the individual, outside influence, and group dynamics come together in a four-step process through which Muslim leaderrless become radicalized. First, traumatic events either experienced personally or learned about indirectly spark moral outrage.
Individuals interpret this outrage through a specific ideology, more felt and understood than based on doctrine. Usually in a chat room or other Internet-based venues, adherents share this moral outrage, which resonates leadeerless the personal experiences of others. The outrage is acted on by a group, either online or offline.
Leaderless Jihad offers a ray of hope. Drawing on historical analogies, Sageman argues that the zeal of jihadism is self-terminating; eventually its followers will turn away from violence as leadrless means of expressing their discontent. The book concludes with Sageman’s recommendations jihadd the application of his research to counterterrorism law enforcement efforts. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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Introduction Understanding the Path to Radicalism pp. Two The Globalization of Jihadi Terror pp.
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Four Radicalization in the Diaspora pp. Five The Atlantic Divide pp. Six Leaderlless in the Age of the Internet pp. Seven The Rise of Leaderless Jihad pp.
Eight Combating Global Islamist Terrorism pp. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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