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Inspiring Attacks on Economic Leaders

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
May 19, 2016 | 08:06 GMT
In the recently published 15th issue of Inspire magazine, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula exhorts its followers to carry out attacks against prominent businesspeople and economic leaders.
In the recently published 15th issue of Inspire magazine, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula exhorts its followers to carry out attacks against prominent businesspeople and economic leaders.
(Al-Malahem Media)

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula believes the U.S. can intervene in the Islamic world to thwart jihadists thanks to its economy, but if that crumbled, AQAP could achieve its goals. To that end, the new issue of the group's magazine, Inspire, promises future guidance on assassinating corporate executives....

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