Assaf Moghadam

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The deadly attacks in London on June 3 highlighted the role of al-Muhajiroun, a militant jihadist network with links to at least two of the three London Bridge attackers: Khuram Butt and Youssef Zaghba. Although the group is relatively unknown beyond the United Kingdom, al-Muhajiroun is one of Europe’s main recruitment gateways for young European jihadists eager to join terrorist groups such as the Islamic State.

In my new book, I write about al-Muhajiroun’s modus operandi to illuminate how contemporary jihadi actors cooperate — a critical aspect of the threat posed by terrorism. In my study, al-Muhajiroun emerges as a paradigmatic example of the growing role that informal actors — such as loose networks and individual terrorist entrepreneurs — play in the collaborative efforts of terrorists to achieve their objectives.…  Seguir leyendo »