Search: Syria,Jihadism (2 materials)

The Three Phases of Jihadism

... Afghanistan, and they were unable to create a strong Sunni jihad base in Iraq after the US invasion due to Iranian/Shia and US retaliation . Al Qaeda fails, but the movement lives on. Andrey Kortunov, Michel Duclos: Four Dreadful Scenarios for Tomorrow’s Syria and What We Can Do To Avoid Them The third phase of Jihadism is conducted under the initiative of two ideologues and tacticians who share the same given name, Abu Musab al-Suri and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Abu Musab al-Suri was a Syrian Muslim brother engineer, partially trained in France, who had worked ...


Lebanon in the Crosshairs of Jihadism

... which already happened in the summer of 2007. However, this time the movement will be oriented against the Shia. The plight of Syrian refugees, a potential source for the recruitment of new “oppositionists”, is an important factor behind insecurity ... ... between the main political forces in Lebanon cast doubt on any rosy prospects for the fight against IS and the al-Nusra Front jihadism. Major differences in approaches to assessing extremism at the regional level are bound to have an impact on the internal ...


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