Pizza, Cookies, and the Koran: Incentives to defeat Al Qaeda

 

 

Al-Qaeda is more than just an organization; it is an ideology and a popular global brand that spins a heroic narrative with an idealized version of Islamic jihad. It tries to send the message of anti-Muslim oppression and global jihad to the developmental needs of adolescents.

How about defeating Al-Qaeda? What is the best way to break a terrorist? Waterboarding? Stress positions? What about pizza, ice cream, or sugar-free cookies?

Ali Soufan, FBI interrogator’s memoir  “The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda” throws light on the issue.

Read more:http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2011/10/ali-soufan-book-review

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