Anonymous, 3 Jun 2020
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High-Tech Terror: Al-Qaeda's Use of New Technology

High-Tech Terror: Al-Qaeda's Use of New Technology

Despite the considerable resources that the United States has dedicated to combating jihadi terrorism since the attacks of September 11, 2001, its primary terrorist enemy, al-Qaeda, has mutated and grown more dangerous. Al-Qaeda today is no longer best conceived of as an organization, a network, or even a network-of-networks. Rather, by leveraging new information and communication technologies, al-Qaeda has transformed itself into an organic social movement, making its virulent ideology accessible to anyone with a computer.

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