UK: The Virtual Caliphate
From Beaman’s World:
“The days of the high-profile “radical mosque” are coming to an end: they are too easy for the security services to infiltrate or close down. Likewise, Islamists know that naked incitements to terrorism over the airwaves or the internet are risky, so they have switched to a form of rhetoric which concentrates on citing historical precedents for Islamic violence against the infidel – and there’s no shortage of them, needless to say.
Creepiest of all is what Brandon – a Middle Eastern specialist who has worked for Al-Jazeera, the BBC and Bloomberg – calls a “deep preoccupation with radicalising children”. One poster to Islambase, a leading radical website, recalls how he left the room to praise Allah when he heard his small sons fantasising about attacking “kaffirs”.
To read the full report visit the Centre’s website and download the PDF document under the title of ‘Virtual Caliphate: Islamic extremists and their websites‘ by James Brandon.