The former Nusra's third evolution is a clear breakup with the international jihad
In a strong rejoinder to the editor, a spokesman for the embassy challenged the assertions made in the report titled Pakistan's Hands in the Rise of International Jihad
and drew the attention of the author to the world praise for Pakistan for its role in fighting global terrorism.
It serves as a reminder of its existenceand its key role in the leadership of the international jihad
The caliphate is "the biggest development in international jihad
since September 11", said Charles Lister of the Brookings Institution in Doha, referring to the Al-Qaeda attacks on the United States.
The group's ever-closer alignment with Al Qaeda and its quest for international jihad
has some, including Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, predicting the nation is "headed for civil war.
Hopefully, it will also contribute to the establishment of a stable, legitimate, independent government in Somalia, preventing it from being a sanctuary for the projection of the international jihad
The age-old analysis that madrassas alone breed the hate and irrationality that results in international jihad
is itself a distorted worldview.
Al-Shabab group, which recently announced it was joining al-Qaeda's international jihad
, is pushing to oust the weak Western-backed government and controls much of Mogadishu and south-central Somalia.
The group was quoted as saying in a statement that the ''jihad of Horn of Africa must be combined with the international jihad
led by the al-Qaida network.
It is hardly lost on the Iranians, the international jihad
, the North Koreans, or the Red Chinese, that the U.
But the international Jihad
has no such arrangement and places like the Millennium Stadium which house the FA Cup could be seen as targets,' he said.