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:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.