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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The broader historical record does not refute that logic, but it suggests there was more to it than that. At the time, that was good enough. Indeed, Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi was irate at the apparent effort to recruit under his nose, and he pushed his chain of command to respond. Media reports have also alleged that one of his associates, the Moroccan Amer Azizi Uthman al-Andalusihad met 11 September organizers Mohamed Atta and Ramzi bin al-Shibh in TarragonaSpain weeks before the attacks, al-sjri this seems to be incorrect.

The movement was quickly crushed and many young Syrian and Lebanese fighters fled to Afghanistan.

Abu Musab al-Suri is one of the most fascinating jihadis of the past 40 years. In SeptemberSpanish magistrate Baltasar Garzon indicted 35 members of the Madrid cell for its role in the 11 September attacks, including Nasar.

Its influence on the jihadist current has grown ever since [9].

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Benevolence International Foundation al-Haramain Foundation. They argued that it was utterly impermissible to fight alongside the Taliban regime because it meant fighting under an infidel banner.

Nasar misab captured by Pakistani security forces in and was rendered to Syria, [6] where he was a wanted man. Nasar was forced to flee Syria at the end of But if that was the only goal, Abu Musab al-Suri would have been the most natural and experienced ally.

However, they should not have any leadership role at all.

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

Architect of Global Jihad: Nasar first moved to London inand brought his family along in mid And then Abu Musab al-Suri mhsab to have tried to recruit the young Syrian for a more specialized camp. 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 [15].


We did not understand the issues of Islamic doctrine!! From to Nasar adopted Spain as his primary place of residence, even though he traveled extensively and spent much time in Afghanistan.

Mustafa Setmariam Nasar

So the threat was not easily dismissed. But how reliable is the story? The answer remains unclear. Archived from the original on 14 April Hard Line Salafists in London and Afghanistan The adoption of hard line A-suri positions by leading jihadists led to several important leadership schisms.

The Taliban leadership was divided over the value of Arab jihadis in Afghanistan—especially extremists like al-Zarqawi—but the Taliban governor in Herat, Mullah Jihadwal, was a strong supporter of the Arab movements.

Al-Zarqawi remained his own man. The New Frontiers of Jihad: Abd al-Hadi aby that the men were affiliated with the Iraqi opposition leader Ahmed Chalabi, who later emerged as a leading voice encouraging the United States to invade Iraq.

Due to his prolific writings on strategic and political issues, and his guerrilla warfare experience, Nasar is a popular lecturer and to a certain degree an unofficial adviser for a wide range of jihadi groups in Afghanistan. These clashes suggest that the spread of purist Salafist doctrines in the jihadist current from the s onwards has not been a source of strength and renewal, but instead constituted a considerable obstacle to jihadist mobilization, and has more often than not served to handicap and cripple jihadist groups by embroiling them in schisms and internal conflicts.

Enhanced interrogation techniques Extraordinary rendition Ghost detainees Waterboarding Destruction of interrogation tapes.

Archived from the original on 1 August Nasar left the journal in partly due to disagreements with the new GIA leadership in Algeria and partly as a result of a conflict with its chief editor, Umar Mahmud Uthman Abu Umar, better known as Abu Qatada al-Filastini.

Retrieved 6 October For the new theorists of jihad, Al Qaeda is just the beginning. Retrieved 2 Sep They have four children. Retrieved 20 January While a useful starting point, the typology provides little guidance in terms of understanding doctrinal disputes and conflicts within the jihadist current itself [5].


Gopal was kind enough to provide a translation of this document al-sur the author. One of the very few Taliban leaders to have left Afghanistan for jihad, he was more aligned with radical foreign jihadis than most of the Taliban leadership.

Archived from the original on 20 January The adoption of hard line Salafist positions by leading jihadists led to several important leadership schisms. Al-Zarqawi did not swear allegiance to Usama bin Ladin for another five years, and the two men had very different visions of jihad. But the Iraqis were only the tip of the iceberg.

Many Arab militants who had moved to Afghanistan simply considered the Taliban regime just another temporary safe haven from which they might train their members and reorganize their forces in preparation for an armed campaign in their home countries.

A year later, ISIL assassinated him.

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Basim Umar al-Suri was raised in Latakia by an Alawite family, but became a salafi in high school. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He has held Spanish citizenship since the late s following marriage to a Spanish woman.

Until his arrest presumably in Quetta, Pakistan in lateal-Suri was one of the most outspoken voices in the jihadist current.

Abu Musab was trying to recruit people to his brigade on the Kabul front, which al-Qaeda did not like. Third, ideological and strategic agreement is insufficient to understand jihadist political alignments.

He styled himself as a writer, theorist and strategist, not as a Muslim cleric. The articles by Al-Suri in Inspire have actually been taken word for word and translated directly from Brynjar Lia’s book about him, Architect of Mussb Jihad. While the specific issues varied greatly, they all revolved around the general dilemma of how to strike a balance between ideological purity vs.