By Angel Rabasa, Peter Chalk, Kim Cragin, Sara A. Daly, HEather S. Gregg
Examines al-Qaeda's evolution and the emergence of the wider international jihadist movement--groups affiliated, linked, or encouraged through al-Qaeda--and the possibility that they pose to the U.S. and U.S. allies and pursuits. The authors finish via commencing a four-pronged technique to counter the jihadist hazard.
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13 (See pp. S. Air Force’s (USAF’s) main mission, are now central to antiterrorism missions, which often require “quiet operations” with a relatively low proﬁle. S. 14 On the operational side, Air Force Special Operations Forces have the capability to pinpoint and track small groups and individuals, capture them, and search for critical intelligence. These capa13 “Air and Space Power” (2004), p. 95. 14 Tirpak and Grier (2004), pp. 70, 75. 15 But just as important is their training functions. Air Force Special Operations Forces teach critical skills in night ﬂying, air evacuation, and air assault to air forces of cooperating countries.
S. interests and the stability of friends and allies. Indeed, some of these groups—such as Lebanese Hezbollah— could under certain conditions evolve into global threats. In our analysis of these groups, therefore, we look for indicators of their future evolution. In the second volume, we also analyze the nexus between terrorism, insurgency, and crime. This is a critical aspect of the whole problem of international terrorism because in many cases terrorist groups cannot sustain themselves and survive without the income and resources that they derive from criminal activity.
The group also published a training manual that oﬀers tips on deception and various terrorist tactics. 53 These written forms of propaganda have not only spread al-Qaeda’s worldview but have also oﬀered practical advice on engaging the enemy in battle. Finally, al-Qaeda has made excellent use of the media to spread its propaganda. com (as of March 10, 2006). 51 Jason Burke, “Bin Laden Urges Terror Blitz,” The Observer, October 19, 2003. 52 Mansﬁeld (2004). S. Department of Justice (2004). 54 Gerecht (2002), p.