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Friday, July 22, 2011
The Mullah Krekar ShowI have a piece at Foreign Policy on Mullah Krekar, the Oslo-based jihadist cleric who was indicted just last week for threatening Norwegian politicians with death. Here's a backgrounder on Krekar's long and tortured history with the Norwegian government.
Read the full article at Foreign Policy
Earlier this week, I had a piece for The Atlantic on homegrown jihadists and why they can't seem to follow Al Qaeda's directions.
Read the full article at The Atlantic
For more about American jihadists, check out J.M. Berger's new book, Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, on sale everywhere.
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ISIS: THE STATE
Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger co-author the forthcoming book, "ISIS: The State of Terror," from Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins. The book, which will debut in early 2015, will examine the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, its potential fall, how it is transforming the nature of extremist movements, and how we should evaluate the threat it presents. Jessica Stern is a Harvard lecturer on terrorism and the author of the seminal text Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill. J.M. Berger is author of the definitive book on American jihadists, Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, a frequent contributor to Foreign Policy, and editor of Intelwire.com.