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The Splintering of Al Qaeda Isnít Necessarily Good News
Coach is Right ^ | February 22, 2014 | Jim Emerson, staff writer

Posted on 02/22/2014 8:15:49 AM PST by darkwing104

The recent upraising in Syria may have claimed a new victim–al Qaeda. Since the death of Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda have been without a strong leader to keep the terrorist organization unified. Documents obtained from the raid that killed Osama revealed earlier divisions.

Divisions

One of the main causes of division within the terrorist factions involves a central leadership which calls for moderation, believing that worldwide uncontrolled terrorism is giving the organization a distorted image. Al Qaeda itself is competing with a fanatical jihadist organization known as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The ISIL is a splinter group, formed without approval from the al Qaeda leadership and will not receive official support from the senior al Qaeda junta.

The rift between the terrorist’s cabals was widened by intervention in Syria when the upstart group violated al Qaeda’s rules for waging Islamic holy war. It is claimed that the growing division between jihadists made it difficult for the Obama Administration to know who to support in its attempt to remove Syrian President al-Assad

In a statement released on Twitter, al Qaeda central leader Ayman al Zawahiri declared that “the ultra-hardline ISIL was not part of the global al Qaeda network.” In a display of his new “moderation,” the Zawahiri-led al Qaeda organization only suspended the upstart ISIL,

(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; alqaeda; iran; iraq; isil; lebanon; syria; terrorism


1 posted on 02/22/2014 8:15:49 AM PST by darkwing104
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alqueda is a snowball....just like Islam was...


2 posted on 02/22/2014 8:18:22 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: darkwing104
One of the main causes of division within the terrorist factions involves a central leadership which calls for moderation, believing that worldwide uncontrolled terrorism is giving the organization a distorted image.

They are pure evil, doing Satan's work on earth and murdering thousands of innocents in order to enslave the survivors, and they are worried about their image?

3 posted on 02/22/2014 8:54:28 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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It's islamism. Who cares what these viruses call themselves?
4 posted on 02/22/2014 9:57:33 AM PST by onedoug
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