Al Qaeda and the Internet : The Danger of “ Cyberplanning ”

  title={Al Qaeda and the Internet : The Danger of “ Cyberplanning ”},
  author={Timothy L. Thomas},
W e can say with some certainty, al Qaeda loves the Internet. When the latter first appeared, it was hailed as an integrator of cultures and a medium for businesses, consumers, and governments to communicate with one another. It appeared to offer unparalleled opportunities for the creation of a “global village.” Today the Internet still offers that promise, but it also has proven in some respects to be a digital menace. Its use by al Qaeda is only one example. It also has provided a virtual… CONTINUE READING


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