ATbar Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The First Half of January 2013
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Periodical Review: Summary from the Jihadi Forums - The First Half of January 2013

28/05/2013 | by JWMG Desk  

This report summarizes notable events discussed on jihadist Web forums during the First half of January 2013. Following are the main points covered in the report:

• The Taliban-Pakistan beings publishing propaganda on jihadist Web forums promoting jihad against the US in Pakistan.
• Jihadist groups and contributors to jihadist Web forums call for terrorist attacks against French targets worldwide in retaliation for France’s incursion into northern Mali.
• Movement for Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa launches a new jihadist Web forum, featuring its official manifesto.
• The Al-Nusra Front and other Salafi-jihadist groups take credit for the impressive military takeover of the Taftanaz Syrian Air Force Base in Idlib Province.
• January sees the launching of the Al-Nusra Front Aid Forum, a new jihadist Web forum focusing on the civil war in Syria and the actions of the Al-Nusra Front.
• Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen in Somalia exults at the failure of the French Army to rescue a hostage from Lower Shibla Governorate. The failed operation results in the deaths of several French Marines, including the commander of the operation, and many casualties.
• Jihadist Web forums announce the broadcasting of a new Internet radio station – Fajr [dawn] – the first jihadist radio station.

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