Friday, June 12, 2015

ISIS al Qaeda Coup

Isis has not simply eclipsed al-Qaida on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, and in the competition for funding and new recruits.

ISIS is killing al Qaeda

According to a series of exclusive interviews with senior jihadi ideologues, Isis has successfully launched “a coup” against al-Qaida to destroy it from within. As a consequence, they now admit, al-Qaida – as an idea and an organisation – is now on the verge of collapse.


Al-Qaeda was stodgy and abstract.

The Islamic State is exciting and even fun, at least for a certain kind of fanatic