Skip to comments.The reinvention of Al Qaeda: NYPD terror-fighters say the enemy has evolved and we must adapt, too
Posted on 03/06/2010 6:56:00 AM PST by Libloather
The reinvention of Al Qaeda: NYPD terror-fighters say the enemy has evolved and we must adapt, too
By David Cohen and Richard Falkenrath
Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 11:58 AM
As we learn more about the maturity of their plans and the capability of their weaponry, the Najibullah Zazi terrorist plot against our subway system is a stark reminder that Al Qaeda is a resilient organization - one that has maintained an ability to recruit and plan operations while its objective to strike New York City remains unabated.
Despite the best efforts of the U.S. government and its allies to destroy Al Qaeda on the battlefield, its core leadership - Osama Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri - continues to fuel a global war.
As the more traditional threat by Al Qaeda's core leadership has persisted, since 9/11 a new, more decentralized and ideological threat has developed - and is proliferating at a fast pace. In addition to attacks initiated by the leadership, Al Qaeda is now projecting its war by:
- Establishing alliances with other terrorist organizations that have resulted in the expansion of attacks beyond Al Qaeda's traditional zone of conflict.
- Creating new, independent advocates that carry its moniker and help further its cause.
- Ideologically inspiring vulnerable individuals to become, first, advocates of its global terrorism agenda, and then, full-blown operators who will conduct attacks against its war targets.
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Islam is marching across the globe and conquering nations, it is well imbedded in our own country and making inroads daily.
Unless we want to end up in a "There's your f****** Jesus" kind of nation, we'd better convert more to Christianity and pray Dagon falls on his face .... or be prepared to make a stand agianst Satanism personified.