September 06, 2011

German Threats:
Out: Nazis (I hate those guys!)
In: Radical Islamists

A Reuters article on the rising threat of Islamist extremism coming out of Germany. And what's at the heart of this extremism? The internet:

"The tradition of terrorism is more or less a tradition of groups. But now we see that the group is not always necessary and that the Internet functions as a kind of virtual group."

The combined effect of the online propaganda and of preachers speaking in person to audiences "makes the whole scene of jihadists in Germany more cohesive and assertive".

Just do a Google video search for Pierre Vogel and you'll be brought up to speed quickly.

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 01:04 PM | Comments |