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By Brynjar Lia

ISBN-10: 023170030X

ISBN-13: 9780231700306

Regardless of his alleged seize in Pakistan in overdue 2005, Abu Mus'ab al-Suri, a Syrian initially often called Mustafa Sethmarian Nasar, is still a powerful political and ideological determine. one of many superior theoreticians of the worldwide jihadist circulation, al-Suri knowledgeable a iteration of younger jihadis at al-Qaeda's Afghan camps and helped to set up the organization's mammoth ecu networks. Having received broad army event scuffling with within the Syrian Islamist insurgency of the early Nineteen Eighties, he helped to form al-Qaeda's international approach in a chain of writings, together with his influential worldwide Islamic name. In that 1,600 web page publication, al-Suri defined a wide procedure for al-Qaeda's more youthful new release to stick with and defined sensible how one can enforce the theories and strategies of jihadi guerrilla conflict. Architect of worldwide Jihad is a biography of this strong, charismatic, and prophetic person. reading not just the lifetime of Al-Suri but in addition the area that gave upward thrust to him, Brynjar Lia unearths al-Suri's ability for maximizing the political effect of jihadi violence. Lia presents the 1st and basically English translation of 2 key chapters from al-Suri's worldwide Islamic name and exposes his equipment for construction winning, self sustaining cells for "individualized terrorism." Al-Suri's phrases have encouraged hundreds of thousands of present day militants, making Lia's rigorously researched, precise portrait required examining for college students and experts of Islamist routine and the research of latest different types of terrorism. (1/26/08)

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