IRRC No. 868

The strategic importance of the Internet for armed insurgent groups in modern warfare

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This article shows that groups engaged in a jihad have made the Internet their main outlet to the world. With a particular focus on Iraq, the author argues that the Internet does not serve as a platform of recruitment for jihad but is rather the most effective way for armed insurgent groups to win the "hearts and minds" of Muslims worldwide.

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