Jihadology

Jihadology Podcast: A History of Lebanese Sunni Jihadism

By Aaron Y. Zelin
Monday, December 21, 2015, 4:51 PM

Bernard Rougier comes on the show to discuss Lebanese Sunni jihadism. Some of the topics covered include:

  • How Lebanese first got involved in jihadism in Afghanistan in the 1980s
  • How the Lebanese scene became connected to the European and Australian jihadi network
  • The role the Iraq war played in the mobilization and recruitment of a new generation
  • Background on Fatah al-Islam
  • The role Lebanese Sunni jihadis have played in the Syrian war and spillover attacks back home

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