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Thursday, November 3, 2011
New from J.M. Berger: The Enduring Legacy of Awlaki's 'Constants on the Path of Jihad'I have a new piece in The Sentinel, the journal published by West Point's Combating Terrorism Center.
A U.S. drone killed Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi on Sept. 30, 2011, but his greatest contribution to Al Qaeda's cause lives on. Awlaki's six-hour audio lecture "Constants on the Path of Jihad" may be the single most influential work of jihadist incitement in the English language.Read the full article at the CTC Sentinel
For more about Awlaki and other 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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