Skip to comments.RevolutionMuslim.com Seeks to Refute West Point CTC Study
Posted on 02/16/2010 1:37:08 AM PST by Cindy
SNIPPET: "A buddy just sent me this link to RevolutionMuslim.coms Abu Talha al-Amriki attempting to refute a report by West Points CTC in his recent essay, A Refutation Of The Claims Of West Point Saying That Al-Qaida Kills Mostly Muslims.
For background, RM is a pro-jihadist group of online guys jihobbyists if you will that used to be e-mired (get it?) by Yousef al-Khattab. If you read my blog, youll know al-Khattab recently handed the reigns to Abdallah as-Sayf Jones. There are a number of other contributors to the site, including this Abu Talha al-Amriki (I guess his kunya creativity quotient was low that day) and al-Khattabs bff, brother Younes.
I am simply fascinated by the fact that two Americans Abu Talha al-Amriki, and his co-author, Younes Abdallah Mohammad are actually trying to engage in a real, intellectual debate with counterterrorism analysts.
To be clear, I am not speaking on behalf of CTC in this post. Although I did serve at West Points CTC from July 2004 May 2008, I am no longer affiliated with CTC as Abu Talha suggests ( heck, I dont even appear on the CTCs alumni page). My goal here is to simply offer my readers Brachmans Take on RMs refutation and situate that refutation in the broader context of jihadist thought.
Im also responding because the RM report comes after me directly, on the topic of Abu Yahya al-Libis recommendations for how the United States might best degrade al-Qaidas ideology. This is a sore spot for them as several RM dudes have tried to refute my argument that Abu Yahya blew it on that.
Remember, my position is that if we listen to a jihadi, we can better understand what gets under their skin. Just like I tried to highlight in my last about with Abu Yahya, taking their statements point by point can yield tremendous insights into what keeps them up at night. So, lets begin."
Read More here: http://jarretbrachman.net/?p=531
"I am simply fascinated by the fact that two Americans Abu Talha al-Amriki, and his co-author, Younes Abdallah Mohammad are actually trying to engage in a real, intellectual debate with counterterrorism analysts.
To be clear, I am not speaking on behalf of CTC in this post."
PROPAGANDA On The Internet:
“Two Debates: One Productive, One Not So Much”
(Posted February 16, 2010)