Skip to comments.Al-Qaeda Unveils New Magazine Aimed at Western Jihadis
Posted on 03/12/2014 2:49:05 AM PDT by Cindy
"Al-Qaeda unveils new magazine aimed at Western jihadis
Advert for 'Resurgence' magazine uses words of Malcolm X in appeal to disaffected Muslims in US and Europe, as it turns focus away from Middle East"
SNIPPET: "Al-Qaeda is starting an English language magazine as part of a fresh effort to recruit and inspire Western jihadis to launch attacks in their own countries, according to security analysts.
A video posted on YouTube uses the words of Malcolm X to justify violent struggle, before announcing the name of the magazine, Resurgence."
SNIPPET: "However, the new magazine appears to be the first English language magazine from the groups core leadership and is advertised with a slick video from as-Sahab, its media production house. Analysts believe it marks a shift from al-Qaeda's recent focus on Syria."
SNIPPET: "Magnus Ranstorp, a terrorism expert at Swedish National Defence College, said the choice was significant, playing on polarisation among youths from immigrant communities and using social tension to justify violence."
SNIPPET: "An analysis published by IntelCenter, a counter-terrorism intelligence service, concluded the magazine may signify a shift from the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan and a slew of messages in Urdu back to the West.
The announcement of the Resurgence magazine is a strong indicator that as-Sahab is working to make a major push back into the English language, it said.
The content and tone of the video indicates that this will likely be along the lines of AQAPs Inspire magazine with a focus on motivating aspiring jihadists in the West to conduct attacks in their own countries."
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
“Al Qaeda Video, Magazine Focuses on English-Speaking Recruits
Experts claim the group is reaching out to Muslim immigrants abroad in an attempt to make terror a worldwide phenomenon.”
By Tova Dvorin
First Publish: 3/11/2014, 1:02 PM
SNIPPET: “The video surfaces in the wake of a decline in Al Qaeda membership, according to the news agency.”
SNIPPET: “Evan Kohlmann, ABC News’s terrorism analyst, notes that Resurgence appears to be modeled after Inspire, the magazine produced by Al Qaeda in Yemen (AQAP). AQAP was named as the most dangerous Al Qaeda faction by US officials last year.
The announcement appears to be a tacit acknowledgement of the success of Inspire, Kohlmann noted, adding that the new magazine copies “everything from the fonts, the graphics, and the use of iconic voices and images.
Clearly, Al Qaeda’s central leadership is seeking to try and recruit Americans from within U.S. borders, including indirectly if necessary the homegrown terrorism model, he added.”
Re the video (as mentioned in post no. 3):
“This video has been removed as a violation of YouTube’s policy on violence.”
On the Internet:
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Can’t be. There is no more alqueda. Obama said so.
al Qaeda/MB is in the EXEMPT White House, the Pentagon,
and distributed over the EXEMPT Congressionally-DEMANDED
This is a trick right?
I go check out ‘Resurgence’ magazine to see what kind of dribble they produce then NSA TSA or some other f-ing group checks you out thoroughly?
Oh but they’re such peace-loving people! They wouldn’t hurt a fly. They just pray funny but are really like us.
Bull$h!t! They should all be expelled from this country.
Muslims Murdered Malcolm.
I just buy it for the burqua babes in the centerfold...
I hear that a one-year subscription is more expensive than a lifetime subscription.