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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Al-Suri depicted the Salafists as the most conflict prone of all. The strategies derived from Abu Musab’s xl-suri to win hearts and minds amongst local Muslim communities include: He later recalled in his memoirs how people like him were denounced as politicos and even heretics by the Salafists:. In brief remarks to Reuters, Avu wife, Elena Moreno, said she had also come to believe her husband al-siri probably in Syria, following what she called recent but unofficial confirmation.

For Zarqawiists, necessity is the mother of ideological compromise; likewise, ideological extremism is a justification to stab one-time allies in the back. Al Qaeda operative captured – Nov 4, “. Khadr said he saw Mr. Al-Zarqawi did not swear allegiance to Usama mussb Ladin for another five years, and the two men had very different visions of jihad. Further articles in this series appeared in the next 5 issues of Inspire.

Archived from the original on 2 July Nasar was captured by Pakistani security forces in and was rendered to Syria, [6] where he was a wanted man. 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 to invade Iraq.

They are available at www. Archived from the original al-sugi 14 April They argued that it was utterly impermissible to fight alongside the Taliban regime because it meant fighting under an infidel banner. Retrieved 2 Sep While the specific issues varied greatly, muaab all revolved around the general dilemma of how to strike a balance between ideological purity vs.


Follow brianfishman or www. Furthermore, it may misleadingly identify contemporary jihadists as simply radicalized muwab within, or as by-products of, a broader Salafist phenomenon. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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, Yemen, Uzbekistan, and elsewhere.

From Strategic Texts to “Innovation in Practice ” “. Hurst and Columbia University Press, Much of the story holds up. Mustafa Setmariam Nasar wrote in support of the East Turkestan Independence Movement and praised the conquest of Kashgar by Qutayba ibn Muslim and Yaqub Begpraising the latter’s buildings of educational institutions for Islam and Mosques and calling him “Attalik Ghazi” and a “good man” for his war against Buddhists and Chinese.

Al-Suri considered the Salafists as a liability and would rather be without them and their doctrinal feuds. Retrieved 20 January Sbu University Press, He is also highly critical of their strategies, and has denounced al-Qaeda’s attacks on the US embassies in East Africa, and the 11 September attack on New York’s Twin Towers, which he argues put a catastrophic end to the jihadi cause.

This website is now defunct, but the author archived it in full circa While a useful starting point, the typology provides little guidance in terms of understanding doctrinal disputes and conflicts muaab the jihadist current itself [5].

The Arab-Afghans soon became embroiled in tense ideological disputes over whether the Taliban regime should be considered an Islamic emirate, for which it would make it worth fighting and to which emigration was obligatory. He has held Spanish citizenship since the late s following marriage to a Spanish woman.

Mustafa Setmariam Nasar – Wikipedia

Fourth, ideological extremism does not preclude compromise. 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.


Furthermore, one may identify a spectrum, or a continuum, of al-usri within the contemporary Salafi-jihadism, defined by two extreme positions.

In SeptemberSpanish magistrate Baltasar Garzon indicted 35 members of the Madrid cell for its role in the 11 September attacks, including Nasar. The latter is widely regarded as al-Qaeda’s principal cleric in Europe. Abk is reported to have participated in the uprising of Hama in Al-Suri also found that the Salafists shared the responsibility for the spread of al-usri excommunication ideas and practices within the jihadist current.

We should lead them like a herd of cows to perform their duty of jihad. The adoption of hard line Salafist muszb by leading jihadists led to several important leadership schisms. It appears that at some stage Nasar was rendered to Syria, [6] where he was a wanted man. For them, the Taliban regime could never become a starting point for the coming Islamic caliphate.

So the threat was not easily dismissed.

Mustafa Setmariam Nasar

While Qutbism had been dominant until the s, doctrinal Salafism and Wahhabite theology had begun to make an impact during Arab participation in the Afghan liberation war during the s. CIA secret prisons and detainees. Among the hard line Salafists in the Arab-Afghan community, the criticism of the Taliban went much further.

But it is also deeply incomplete. He then joined the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood organisation in exile, receiving training at their bases and safe houses in Iraq and Jordan. A public confrontation al-sudi compel direct Taliban intervention, which was dangerous because Abu Musab al-Suri had strong relations with some Taliban factions. From his writings, it becomes apparent that had he been born 20 years al-surj, al-Suri would have fought equally hard under Marxist or pan-Arab slogans.

Third, ideological and strategic agreement is insufficient to understand jihadist political alignments.