The Abdullah Azzam Brigades
Abstract:This article looks at the growth and evolution of the The Abdullah Azzam Brigades, from the group's Egyptian origins through its most recent attack on a Japanese tanker in the Hormuz Straits. In addition to an overview of the group's main personalities and claims of responsibility, the article aims to explain the group by placing it in the context of recent jihadi theory.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: U.S. Army Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort LeavenworthKS, USA
Publication date: November 1, 2011