Using the Mistakes of al Qaeda's Franchises to Undermine Its Strategies

@article{Fishman2008UsingTM,
  title={Using the Mistakes of al Qaeda's Franchises to Undermine Its Strategies},
  author={B. Fishman},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={618},
  pages={46 - 54}
}
  • B. Fishman
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Since the invasion of Iraq, al Qaeda has used “franchises” to expand its global reach. Al Qaeda offered these franchises very little, except its name, reputation, and ideology. Because of al Qaeda's minimal investment, destroying the franchise groups will accomplish very little against the mother organization. Instead, the United States should use al Qaeda's franchises as a vehicle to attack al Qaeda's name, reputation, and ideas. Al Qaeda's franchises are more prone to strategic mistakes than… Expand
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