The French Path to Jihad

Posted by John Rosenthal

How does one become a Jihadist? Just how unprepared Americans have been to confront this question was made painfully clear by the helpless reactions of the American media during the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui in the spring. Nonetheless, Moussaoui’s own testimony – which, curiously, has never been published – provided some important clues to answering the question. So too does a recent collection of interviews with suspected Al-Qaeda members in French prision.

 
For much more, see my new article in Policy Review magazine on "The French Path to Jihad" .

 

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