Mogahed embeds her argument by using ethos and introduces herself to the audience with the different classifications she has been labeled, some of which being an “oppressed brainwashed terrorist”(1).
For the first time, Kayla Mueller’s fellow captives spoke publicly about their time in ISIS captivity for “The Girl Left Behind” of ABC News. They shared how the 25-year-old humanitarian aid worker’s courage and selflessness inspired them.
Atwan and others who trenchantly talked about the position of the internet in al-Qaeda 's progression collects evidence of vast amounts of jihadist online activity to craft their case. Chat rooms, emails and Web sites all bristle with jihadist discussion, dissemination, and debate, providing resources vital to individuals studying al-Qaeda. However, the real centrality of such virtual movement to al-Qaeda and its acts of terrorism remains a relatively unexplored theory in these intellectual accounts of the internets
Based on the way Yasmeen dresses, in traditional, Muslim hijab and black, Islamic dress, the knowledge she is different than the dominant, American cultural and religious norms follows her everywhere (p. 76). In middle school, her fellow students called her “Terrorist” and
Jack Luddy Ms. Ripa Research Methods - Informative Paper 11 September 2015 Domestic Surveillance and the Aftermath of the Snowden Leak Over the past year or two, newspapers, radio stations, and news broadcasts have been covering the rapid ascent of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS. But they have spread far beyond those material boundaries, reaching into the minds and homes of young people across the globe. These young people are led to believe that ISIS is saving the world, not harming it and that they must partake in the fight for religious dictatorship. They are instructed over the internet to perform acts of terrorism in their own country, known as domestic terrorism. Due to the dramatic increase in terrorist activity
War reporting crashed into Megan Stack’s life almost like the war on terror crashed into America. She was vacationing in Paris on September 11, 2001. Within days, she received the call and was rushed onto an aircraft carrier to travel to Afghanistan to report about the war. “I wound up there by accident, rushed into foreign reporting by coincidence…” Stack wrote in Every Man in This Village is a Liar: An Education in War, a personal memoir of her reporting through the Middle East (2). She documents her experiences of the American-led invasion of Iraq & Afghanistan, while exploring conflicts in Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Libya. She works her way through strings of violence and terror that have tangled with US foreign policy.
Bride of ISIS: From 'happily ever after' to hell www.cnn.com/2017/04/26/middleeast/bride-of-isis-islam-mitat/index.html (CNN)Islam and Ahmed met online, looking for their "happily ever after" through a Muslim dating site. But instead of bringing love and contentment, their marriage left Islam trapped in a living nightmare. Fast forward four years -- and three husbands - and she
Netflix Documentary Summary #1 The documentary #chicagoGirl shows the integral role the internet, particularly social networking sites, have played in mobilizing activists in the middle east. The film follows Alaa Basatneh and her role in coordinating protests and supporting the revolution from across the world via social media. Basatneh was born in Syria but her family moved to Chicago to escape the oppressive regime. She and her family got out far before many others could. She began living a normal teenage life; frequenting the mall, hanging out with friends, and casual social media usage. As news trickled out of Syria Basatneh new she needed to do something but felt too far away to make an impact. She soon realized her role in fighting the horrific conditions created in by President Assad was through social media.
Toyin Jackson Mrs. Borne AP Language and Composition 8 March 2015 Title The teenage mind is one that is easily persuaded due to its lack of full development. Whether it be something as trivial as what shoes to wear or an important topic like determining a college, deliver a persuading case and a teen or
Although journalist Dexter Filkins has spent years covering the war in Iraq, he still appears unsure as to what exactly motivates a suicide bomber to embrace jihad. Citing a specific example in his book, The Forever War, Filkins poses the question, “The most intriguing part of Ra’ad’s story was unknowable. How did an English-speaking, American-loving, hair-gel-wearing lawyer who’d walked among the bikinis of Santa Monica come to blow himself up in Iraq?” (177). While this particular quandary may appear unknowable to Filkins, the motivation behind suicide bombers’ actions may be more obvious than he thinks. It is no secret that American culture differs immensely from that of the Islamic way of life, as both groups have great difficulty
"Understanding the Terrorist Mind-Set." FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, July 2003. Web. 3 Apr. 2014. Kershaw, Sarah. "The Terrorist Mind: An Update." The New York Times. The New York Times,
Nations around the world face an austere challenge with the growing threat from Islamic extremist. These organizations have recruited people to join their fight and wage a holy war. These individuals will travel to the terrorist training camps and learn various tactics to cause the most destruction possible. Some will
From this position located at the intersection of the inside and outside of communities and belongings, she invites the “would-be terrorists” to learn how to differently read the other by looking at alternative
That call to action can come in many forms of media and to a global audience. “Terrorist recruitment videos, often released online, have been tailored to appeal to various audiences. A propaganda video, which can still be watched on YouTube of captured U.S. soldier, Bowe R. Bergdahl, compares what seems to be his good treatment under al-Qaeda, to those of U.S.-run prisoner of war camps” (Philipp).
“The Secret History of ISIS” demonstrates how different social, economic, and political problems in different countries came together in a coincidence and have led to a catastrophe.