Americanization of Jihad

Posted: October 25, 2010 in Americanization of Jihad, Doctrine - Jihad, Jihadi Doctrine

“Who are these jihadists? A key shift in the threat to the homeland since around the time President Barack Obama took office is the increasing ‘Americanization’ of the leadership of al-Qaeda and aligned groups, and the larger numbers of Americans attaching themselves to these groups.”

A new report called “Assessing the Terrorist Threat” by Peter Bergen and Bruce Hoffman just came out in September 2010. The report is ought to worry every citizen and does worry our Counter-Terrorism expects. Look at the quote above. It is becoming increasingly difficult to use ethnicity as an indicator of terrorism in America. This report reveals why and is a must read.


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