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German Jihad: On the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

Guido Steinberg

Abstract

Since 2007, the German jihadist scene has become Europe's most dynamic, characterized by an extreme anti-Americanism, impressive international networks, and spectacularly effective propaganda. German jihadists travel to Turkey, Chechnya, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, trading jihadist ideologies and allying themselves with virulent organizations. Mapping the complicated interplay between jihadists' personal motivations and the goals and strategies of the world's major terrorist groups, the book provides the first analysis of German jihadism, its links to Turkey, and its growing, global operational ... More

Keywords: German jihadist scene, anti-Americanism, jihadist ideologist, Turkey, al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 9/11

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231159920
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231159920.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Guido Steinberg, author
German Institute for International and Security Affairs