Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Delegitimizing al-Qaida: Defeating an 'Army Whose Men Love Death'

    Authors:
  • Jerry Mark Long
  • Alex S. Wilner
| Summer 2014

Summary

Al-Qaida has established a metanarrative that enables it to recruit militants and supporters. The United States and its allies can challenge its ability to do so by delegitimizing the ideological motivations that inform that metanarrative.

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For Academic Citation: Long, Jerry Mark, and Alex S. Wilner. Delegitimizing al-Qaida: Defeating an 'Army Whose Men Love Death'.” Quarterly Journal: International Security, vol. 39. no. 1. (Summer 2014):
126-164
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