of Global Jihad: The Life of Al-Qaeda Strategist Abu Mus’ab. +. A Terrorist’s Call to Global Jihad: Deciphering Abu Musab al-Suri’s Islamic Jihad Manifesto. Architect of Global Jihad: The Life of Al Qaeda Strategist Abu Mus’ab al-Suri . A Terrorist’s Call to Global Jihad: Deciphering Abu Musab al-Suri’s Islamic Jihad. Drawing on new sources, the authors argue that Abu Musab al Suri (real name Mustafa Setmariam Nasar), now in U.S. custody, is the principle.

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CIA secret prisons and detainees. Enhanced interrogation techniques Extraordinary rendition Ghost detainees Waterboarding Destruction of interrogation tapes. While the specific issues varied greatly, they all revolved around the general dilemma of how to strike a balance between ideological purity vs. In JuneAl Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was reported to have published Inspire magazine — its first English language publication, [30] sprung from the imagination of Anwar al-Awlaki.

Retrieved 20 January While some reports have linked him to Abu Musab al-Zarqawiwho later led al-Qaeda’s component of the insurgency in Iraq, his network of contacts was much wider, and included jihadis from Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraqi KurdistanSaudi Arabia, Muwab, Uzbekistan, and elsewhere.

Abu Musab was trying to recruit people to his brigade on the Kabul front, which al-Qaeda did not like. He styled himself as a writer, theorist and strategist, not as a Muslim cleric. For access to the unique sources cited in this article, visit www. Nasar’s camp was formally part of Taliban ‘s Ministry of defense, and separate from al-Qaida and bin Laden’s organization, whom he had fallen out with in Nasar has red hair, green eyes, and a white complexion.

Free Press, pp. Archived from the original on 8 February Al-Zarqawi considered both ideologically lax and embraced jihadist preachers the Taliban evicted from other training camps.


He is the author of The Master Plan: Furthermore, one may identify a spectrum, or a continuum, of positions within the contemporary Salafi-jihadism, defined by two extreme positions.

Abu Mus`ab al-Suri’s Critique of Hard Line Salafists in the Jihadist Current

This is potentially the Abu Zubaydah currently imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay that has been central to U. He has held Spanish citizenship since the late s following marriage to a Spanish woman. Free Press,p. It appears that at some stage Nasar was rendered to Syria, [6] where he was a wanted man. Al-sudi of the very few Taliban leaders to al–suri left Afghanistan for jihad, he was more aligned with radical foreign jihadis than most of the Taliban leadership.

Hamed Abderrahaman Ahmad Lahcen Ikassrien. It is possible that he fled Spain because of suspicions he was involved in the Islamist terror bombings in France.

But the Iraqis were only the tip of the iceberg. Architect of Global Jihad: The movement was quickly crushed and many young Syrian and Lebanese fighters fled to Afghanistan.

Seeing himself not as a religious cleric who could challenge the clerics on their turf, al- Suri found it most useful to launch his attack through the words of the two most well-known Saudi dissidents, one from the reformist camp and the other from the jihadist camp. Hurst and Columbia University Press, They are available at www.

New York Review of Books. Al-Suri viewed the various conflicts emanating from the disputes over Salafist doctrine as a significant security hazard for the jihadist movement, and a considerable threat to the movement as a whole:.

We should lead them like a herd of cows to perform their duty of jihad. Al-Suri depicted the Salafists as the most conflict prone of all. Nasar was reportedly captured in the Pakistani city of Quetta in late Octoberalthough exactly where and when is disputed.

Mustafa Setmariam Nasar – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 13 May The jihadist current has also adopted the program of armed jihad against the colonialist forces which al-suuri Muslim lands on the basis that those regimes are allies fighting Islam and Muslims. There are reasons why jihadist ideologues like al-Suri came to use such vitriolic and harsh words about leading Salafist clerics.


Further articles in this series appeared in the next 5 issues of Inspire. Abd al-Hadi explained that the men were affiliated with the Iraqi opposition leader Ahmed Chalabi, who later emerged as a leading voice encouraging the United States anu invade Iraq. The New Frontiers of Jihad: He informed me that some people believe that he is a Takfiri, however, he is not like that but he is somewhat extremist and muszb not respect the scholars.

Abu Musab Al-Suri’s Jihad Concept | Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

It illustrates misab even among jihadis, personality—and personal ambition—matters. They argued that it was utterly impermissible to fight alongside the Taliban regime because it meant fighting under an infidel banner. Inspired by radio broadcasts from jihadis in northern Lebanon, the year-old Syrian left for Afghanistan in early Al-Zarqawi did not swear allegiance to Usama bin Ladin for another five years, and the two men had very different visions of jihad.

Abu Musab al-Suri convinced them to join him instead.

Mustafa Setmariam Nasar

Al-Zarqawi remained his own man. Yale University Press, forthcoming. However, they should not have any leadership role at all. Furthermore, the arrogant exclusiveness propagated by Salafist doctrinarians has led to the inability of the jihadist current to form alliances and cooperative relationships with other Islamic militants la-suri.

Foundation for Defense of Democracies. We were not clean of the Muslim Brotherhood virus, despite the fact that we were among the jihadists.