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Sunday, May 22, 2011
American Jihad: From Smoking Fuses To Smoking BarrelsI had an opinion piece in the New York Daily News about the growing emphasis on the use of guns by American jihadists and their Al Qaeda inspirations.
When people think about terrorism, they tend to envision bombs, hostages and hijackings. But the future of terrorism increasingly belongs to the humble gun. From Frankfurt to Mumbai and beyond, terrorists are making the gun their primary weapon of choice.For much more about American jihadists, buy J.M. Berger's new book, Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, out now!
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You can also view a live Webcast of Jihad Joe launch event at George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute on Tuesday May 24, 10:30 a.m.
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