Jihadist Terrorist Groups - Religious (Islamic)

Photo: 2011 A screenshot of the IMU video with a picture of "Miqdaad" of Essen, who was allegedly killed.  A propaganda video posted online by the terror group Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) this week indicates that another German extremist may have been killed while fighting against NATO troops in Afghanistan.  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,766406,00.html Anti-Colonial and Self DrivenJihadist terrorist groups are those that subscribe or belong to the global jihadist movement.  The global jihadist movement, which has redefined the nature of conflicts in the twenty-first century, can be defined as the campaign unleashed by al-Qaeda and the groups and individuals that are associated with or inspired by al-Qaeda. The movement differs from traditional or local conflicts in many significant ways. Traditional conflicts are mostly ethno-nationalist in nature and usually have limited aims as well as geographic scope. In many cases these conflicts…

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Arabinda Acharya

Arabinda Acharya is Associate Professor at the National Defense University, USA and Adjunct Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Manager Strategic Projects at the...