Would-be warriors: incidents of jihadist terrorist by Brian Michael Jenkins

By Brian Michael Jenkins

Among Sep 11 and the top of 2009, forty six publicly pronounced situations of family radicalization and recruitment to jihadist terrorism happened within the usa, thirteen of them in 2009. many of the will be jihadists recruited themselves into the terrorist position, supporting international terrorist companies, becoming a member of jihad fronts in a foreign country, and plotting assaults. The terrorist hazard has driven legislation enforcement towards prevention instead of post-event apprehension.

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S. politicians, attack American troops in Iraq, and target shopping malls in the United States. Two other individuals were allegedly part of the conspiracy. David Headley. In an increasingly complicated case, David Headley (49), a PakistaniAmerican and resident of Chicago, was arrested in October 2009 along with Tahawar Rana (48)—a native of Pakistan and a Canadian citizen—for planning terrorist attacks abroad. Headley was subsequently discovered to have participated in the reconnaissance of Mumbai prior to the November 2008 attack by the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

In November 2009, five Muslim Americans from Virginia—Ulmar Farooq (25), Ramy Zamzam (22), Waqar Hassan Khan (22), Ahmad Abdullah Mini (20), and Amein Hassan Yemer (18)—were arrested in Pakistan for attempting to obtain training as jihadist guerrillas. Khalid Farooq, Ulmar Farooq’s father, was also taken into custody. The five were charged by Pakistani authorities with planning terrorist attacks. Somali Recruiting Case II. In November 2009, federal authorities indicted eight men for recruiting at least 20 young men in Minnesota for jihad in Somalia and raising funds on behalf of al-Shabab.

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