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In the Depths of Jihadist Web Forums: Understanding a Key Component of the Propaganda of Jihad

Jihadist Web forums are the leading propaganda mechanism of the jihadist organizations currently huddled under the umbrella of Al- Qaeda. These forums are a well-oiled means of sending jihadist messages that have widespread resonance, and of imparting the security and self-defense measures necessary to ensuring their dissemination.

The desire to continue to transmit the message of jihad has alerted the people behind these forums to the efforts of foreign intelligence services to infiltrate them, in an attempt to shoot down adherents to jihadist ideology and stop potential suicide attackers in their tracks. It is this that has led to the extensive dialogue on how to protect oneself and maintain security, technologically and through increased awareness, which in turn has kept jihadist Web forums alive, despite all obstacles.

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