Jihadology Podcast: al-Qaeda’s Franchising Strategy

Barak Mendelsohn comes on the show to discuss his new book, The al-Qaeda Franchise: The Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences. Some of the topics covered include:

  • How organizations expand
  • Why AQ decided to branch out and the strategy behind that decision
  • AQ’s choices on where to expand
  • Case studies on AQ’s different branches

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New statement from Anṣār al-Islām: “Glad Tidings of the Islamic Nation With the Victory of the Lord in the Town of Ratyān”

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Click the following link for a safe PDF copy: Anṣār al-Islām — “Glad Tidings of the Islamic Nation With the Victory of the Lord in the Town of Ratyān”

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New video message from Jabhat al-Nuṣrah: “Strengthening the Defenses and Addressing the Attempts of the Rejectionists to Progress Upon Ratyān”

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New video message from The Islamic State: “And Had Enough of the Falsehood – Wilāyat Ḥalab”

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New video message from Ḥizb al-Islāmī al-Turkistānī in Bilād al-Shām: “A Call From the Front Lines of Jihad #7″

For prior parts in this video series see: #6#5#4#3#2, and #1.

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New video message from Jabhat al-Nuṣrah: “Words of Incitement for the Mujāhidīn and Scenes of the Rural Northern Aleppo Battle”

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New video message from al-Qā’idah in the Arabian Peninsula’s Shaykh Khālid bin ‘Umar Bāṭarfī (Abū al-Miqdād al-Kanadī): “Towards Correct Consciousness #4”

For prior parts in this video series see: #3#2 and #1.

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New video message from The Islamic State: “New video message from The Islamic State: “Those Who Reject Injustices #2 – Wilāyat Ḥaḍramawt”

Click here for the first part in this video series.

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New video message from Ḥizb al-Islāmī al-Turkistānī in Bilād al-Shām: “A Call From the Front Lines of Jihad #6″

For prior parts in this video series see: #5#4#3#2, and #1.

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New video message from Jabhat al-Nuṣrah: “Arrival of Mujāhidīn Support to the Center of Ratyān and Ma’ārstah in Rural Aleppo”

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