Al-Qaeda

Vandal Gilles et Sami Aoun (2014). Vaincre Al-Qaïda. Le défi d’Obama

Author(s): Masse– Johanna
Year: 2015
Subjects: Al-Qaeda

Case studies of selected al-Qa’ida members

Year: 2015

TSAS WP16-10: Research into How Resources are Acquired, Moved and Used to Support Acts of Terrorism

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

The study was directed to answer six questions on terrorist resourcing in Canada through a comparative analysis that identified: resourcing activities; actors involved; interconnections of activities; importance of different forms; – …

TSAS WP16-07: Cheering on the Jihad: An Exploration of Women’s Participation in Online Pro-jihadist Networks

Publisher: TSAS
Description:

This paper poses the following questions: 1. Can identifiable patterns of engagement by female posters be discerned based on content of posts? 2. Does the type of the jihadist group – …

Narratives and Counternarratives: Somali-Canadians on Recruitment as Foreign Fighters to Al-Shabaab

Author(s): Joosse– Paul
Year: 2015

TSAS WP15-04: No Sandwiches Here: Representations of Women in Dabiq and Inspire Magazines

Author(s): Huey-- Laura
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2015
Description:

How, and to what extent, are women represented within Dabiq and Inspire magazines? As we know from a wealth of mass media reporting, women are increasingly the focus of recruiters – …

Halting al Qaeda’s African Rebound: Why Supporting the Arab Spring and Exploiting bin Laden’s Death will keep Canadians Safer

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Year: 2011
Description:

Little doubt exists that al Qaeda currently faces two unprecedented challenges: the “Arab Spring” sweeping the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the death of Osama bin Laden in – …

Globally Aum: The Aum Affair, Counterterrorism and Religion

Author(s): Reader-- Ian
Geography: East Asia, Japan
Year: 2012
Description:

Aum continues to feature in counterterrorism discourses and military training manuals, and continues to represent, for security services and policy makers, the “public face” of chemical and biologically oriented terrorism. – …

A Persistent Threat: The Evolution of al Qa’ida and Other Salafi Jihadists

Author(s): Seth G. Jones
Year: 2014
Description:

This report examines the status and evolution of al Qa’ida and other Salafi-jihadist groups, a subject of intense debate in the West. Based on an analysis of thousands of primary – …

New Terrorism and New Media

Author(s): Gabriel Weimann
Year: 2014
Description:

This report examines how Al-Qaeda, its affiliates and other terrorist organizations have moved their online presence to YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media outlets, posing challenges to counter-terrorism – …

Terrorism is a Failed Brand

Author(s): McCue– Jason
Publisher: TED Talk
Year: 2012

Opportunity Costs or Costly Opportunities? The Arab Spring, Osama Bin Laden, and Al-Qaeda’s African Affiliates

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Year: 2011
Description:

There is little doubt that Al-Qaeda faces twin challenges in the “Arab Spring” sweeping North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) and in the death of Osama bin Laden in – …

Terror Threat: International and Homegrown Terrorists and Their Threat to Canada

Publisher: Dundurn
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2007

2013 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada

Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2013
Description:

The 2013 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada updates Canadians on how the terrorist threat has changed in the last year. (Source: Publication).

Al-Qaeda and Sacrifice: Martyrdom, War and Politics

Author(s): Finn– Melissa
Publisher: Pluto Press
Year: 2012

TSAS WP13-04: Les théories des mouvements sociaux et la dialectique des niveaux: un cadre d’analyse pour l’étude des évolutions d’Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique.

Author(s): Bencherif-- Adib
Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2013
Description:

Le développement d’Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique (AQMI) dans l’espace sahélo-saharien est-il le résultat de choix stratégiques du groupe en réponse à des contraintes et opportunités environnementales ou le fruit de – …

‘Bomb-Making for Beginners’: Inside al Al-Qaeda E-Learning Course

Author(s): Stenersen-- Anne
Year: 2013
Description:

This study explores how terrorists utilise the Internet to learn bomb-making skills. Unlike previous studies, it does not focus on assessing the quality of online bomb recipes. (Source: Publication).

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom: Understanding and Addressing Violent Extremism in Canada

Publisher: FDD Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

This volume examines the problem set of terrorism in Canada. It traces the history of this phenomenon, examines specific issues and identifies the tools that Canada can employ to address – …