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Strategy, History, & Goals

Ends, ways, and means. Terrorist organizations are familiar with these concepts and the development of strategy too. Over the course of our history the CTC has studied and released reports and articles about terrorist goals and strategy. Browse the content below to learn more.

Major Reports

Al-Qa’ida’s (Mis)Adventures in the Horn of Africa
Cracks in the Foundation: Leadership Schisms in Al-Qa`ida From 1989-2006
Stealing Al Qa’ida’s Playbook
Paradigmatic Jihadi Movements

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