TITLE

Suicidology

AUTHOR(S)
Haqqani, Husain; Kimmage, Daniel
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;10/3/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 14, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at "The Martyrs of the Land of the Two Rivers," a collection of 430 biographies of insurgents who are committed to a global jihad, posted on the Internet by Muhib Al Jihad as a recruitment for terrorist organizations. Use of the biographies as a profile of the global jihadists in Iraq; Demography of the jihadists; Claim that the biographies stress wealth and good prospects as examples of what jihadists give up; View of martyrdom held by suicide bombers; Discussion of the issues cited in the biographies that drive anti-Americanism among jihadists, including the plight of the humiliated Muslim nation which has been victimized by unbelievers and tyrants.
ACCESSION #
18380930

 

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