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Jihadist Strategic Communication: As Practiced by Usama Bin Laden and Ayman Al-Zawahiri

William Parker

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244 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.The first book ever written on the new topic of strategic communication and how Usama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri are attempting to win the hearts and minds of the world - through fear, religion, or admiration. Dr. Parker and Ms. Bridges introduce us into a new world - strategic communication as practiced by the worlds two most wanted men. If you want to better understand how our post 9-11 world works, this book is for you. Wolf Blitzer, Anchor, CNN A chilling but insightful analysis of the words and ideas of the most determined - and dangerous - ideologues of our times. Important reading for anyone trying to understand what we are up against in the movement of Usama bin Laden. Ashton B. Carter, Chair of the International and Global Affairs faculty, Harvard Kennedy School, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense William Parker and Heidi Bridges force observers and analysts alike to step outside of their innate prejudices and visceral response to the words and ideas of the perpetrators of 911, and innumerable ongoing atrocities, to think strategically and to develop a clear real-time picture of the evolution of a hostile political movement. Parker and Bridges have successfully embedded the writings and statements of Usama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri within the theory, practice, and tradition of strategic communication to yield an invaluable contribution to the intellectual tool kit so critical to the development of the situational awareness vital to recognize and combat the current Jihadist threat. This book is a must read for analysts, policymakers and students in the intelligence, counterterrorism, and homeland security fields. Peter Leitner, President, Higgins Counterterrorism Research Center This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781434366849

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The first book ever written on the new topic of strategic communication and how Usama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri are attempting to win the hearts and minds of the world - through fear, religion, or admiration. "Dr. Parker and Ms. Bridges introduce us into a new world - strategic communication as practiced by the world's two most wanted men. If you want to better understand how our post 9-11 world works, this book is for you." Wolf Blitzer, Anchor, CNN "A chilling but insightful analysis of the words and ideas of the most determined - and dangerous - ideologues of our times. Important reading for anyone trying to understand what we are up against in the movement of Usama bin Laden." Ashton B. Carter, Chair of the International and Global Affairs faculty, Harvard Kennedy School, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense "William Parker and Heidi Bridges force observers and analysts alike to step outside of their innate prejudices and visceral response to the words and ideas of the perpetrators of 9/11, and innumerable ongoing atrocities, to think strategically and to develop a clear real-time picture of the evolution of a hostile political movement. Parker & Bridges have successfully embedded the writings and statements of Usama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri within the theory, practice, and tradition of strategic communication to yield an invaluable contribution to the intellectual tool kit so critical to the development of the situational awareness vital to recognize and combat the current Jihadist threat. This book is a must read for analysts, policymakers and students in the intelligence, counterterrorism, and homeland security fields." Peter Leitner, President, Higgins Counterterrorism Research Center

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William J. Parker III, Ph.D. Dr. William Parker earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy; holds a Masters degree from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Doctorate in Biological Defense from George Mason University's Department of Molecular and Microbiology. He is certified by Sandia National Labs to conduct threat assessments for public water systems, utilities and metropolitan areas. He has over twenty-years of military experience (including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm); and is a published author who has lectured and written extensively worldwide on a variety of Strategy and Leadership issues. Heidi J. Bridges Heidi Bridges is the former Researcher and Executive Assistant to CNN's, Wolf Blitzer. Currently, she works as an Enforcement Investigations Officer for the Office of the Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Ms. Bridges holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bob Jones University and a Masters degree in Biological Defense from George Mason University's Department of Molecular and Microbiology.

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