ISIS released its latest propaganda video last week, featuring ISIS leader and former Muslim Brotherhood member Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Baghdadi’s jihadist ideology can be traced back to his days in the Muslim Brotherhood while a student in Iraq, which...
The world’s most dangerous terror groups, including ISIS and al-Qaeda, share a common ideological foundation in the writings and teachings of Egyptian author and Muslim Brotherhood ideologue Sayyid Qutb. More than 50 years after his death, Qutbism...
Rivals ISIS and al-Qaeda, are reportedly discussing forging an alliance. Although they split in 2014 and have been competing since, CEP notes that their shared origins in the Muslim Brotherhood and its ideology based on the writings of Sayyid Qutb...
CEP released a new report detailing the historical and contemporary ties between the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS, and al-Qaeda. Before becoming the leaders of ISIS and al-Qaeda, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Osama bin Laden, and Ayman al-Zawahiri belonged to...
- Islamic Extremism
- Sayyid Qutb
- Muslim Brotherhood
Sayyid Qutb, (1906-1966) was a prominent Egyptian author and the intellectual father of modern jihadism. Following are representative examples of the frequently violent, divisive and extremist rhetoric characteristic of the man who became an icon of...
As the forefather of modern jihadism, Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) profoundly influenced virtually every ‘Islamic’ extremist group operating today. According to the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, the diverse jihadist movement cites Qutb more...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On November 29, 2020, an assailant detonated an explosives-filled military vehicle on an Afghan army base, killing at least 31 and wounding 24.
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Today, for the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level to “possible” from “probable… https://t.co/1R9hrTJx5M
Somali forces today stormed the Villa Rosa hotel in Mogadishu, where al-Shabaab militants had taken siege for more… https://t.co/YYULNYQd0n
Lastly, the infamous case of the American who traveled to Somalia in 2005 to join al-Shabaab. The reward for Jehad… https://t.co/SpRSmHumor
The State Dept. also announced that the reward leading to the capture of current emir of the terror group, Ahmed Di… https://t.co/xbUldySrn3
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