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 January 15, 2019, al-Shabaab gunmen stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack lasted over 12 hours, killing 22 people and wounding 27 others.
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The United States today imposed financial sanctions on three Lebanese businessmen—Ade Diab, Ali Mohamad Daoun, and… https://t.co/e996BCnCSa
The United Arab Emirates will also seek to build pressure through the UN Security Council over a strike by Iran-bac… https://t.co/JEbC6msj4U
In Somalia on Sunday, a government spokesman was injured in a suicide bomb attack in the capital, Mogadishu https://t.co/v2BA3hvHl2
Dozens of gunmen ransacked a village and killed more than 50 people, according to residents—the latest violence in… https://t.co/8bhlKYd3S1
British authorities arrested two teenagers in Manchester after a UK national flew to the U.S., bought a weapon, and… https://t.co/MFzxKlxSjP
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