Undercover Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18 - Al Qaeda Inspired, Homegrown Terrorism in the West

Undercover Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18 - Al Qaeda Inspired, Homegrown Terrorism in the West

Jessica Stern Anne Speckhard Mubin Shaikh / Jan 29, 2020
Undercover Jihadi Inside the Toronto Al Qaeda Inspired Homegrown Terrorism in the West Mubin Shaikh was born and raised in Toronto Canada amidst twenty first century Western values He attended public school But at night his parents insisted he also attend Islamic madrasa Mubin joined
  • Title: Undercover Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18 - Al Qaeda Inspired, Homegrown Terrorism in the West
  • Author: Jessica Stern Anne Speckhard Mubin Shaikh
  • ISBN: 9781935866596
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mubin Shaikh was born and raised in Toronto, Canada amidst twenty first century, Western values He attended public school But at night, his parents insisted he also attend Islamic madrasa Mubin joined the Canadian Army Cadets, used drugs, had sex and partied just like the other kids He fit right in until he didn t Going through an acute identity crisis at age nineteMubin Shaikh was born and raised in Toronto, Canada amidst twenty first century, Western values He attended public school But at night, his parents insisted he also attend Islamic madrasa Mubin joined the Canadian Army Cadets, used drugs, had sex and partied just like the other kids He fit right in until he didn t Going through an acute identity crisis at age nineteen, Mubin recommitted himself to Islam But a chance encounter with the Taliban in Pakistan and then exposure to Canadian extremists took him down the militant jihadi path Mubin initially celebrated the 9 11 attacks, although he found the killing of innocent civilians in the name of Islam disturbing 9 11 prompted him to travel again, to Syria to become involved in the great jihad the Muslim version of the final apocalypse in the land of Sham and the Two Rivers There he learned the truth of his religion and faced a fork in the road Mubin went back in but this time working undercover with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ultimately joining the Toronto 18, Mubin walked a tightrope between Western culture and Islamic jihad Risking everything, he gathered inside information about the group s plans for catastrophic terror attacks to detonate truck bombs around the city of Toronto, behead the Prime Minister, and storm the Parliament Building in retaliation for Western intervention in Muslim lands Their cadres included Americans who had similar ideas for Washington, D.C Mubin Shaikh is one of the very few people in the world to have actually been undercover in a homegrown terror cell His is a story of growing up Muslim in an age where militant jihad is glorified, of being caught between two identities and finally emerging victorious.
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      • Jessica Stern Anne Speckhard Mubin Shaikh

        Jessica Stern is a Lecturer in Public Policy and a faculty affiliate of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs From 1994 95, she served as Director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council, where she was responsible for national security policy toward Russia and the former Soviet states and for policies to reduce the threat of nuclear smuggling and terrorism In 1998 99, she was the superterrorism Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and in 1995 96, she was a national Fellow at Hoover Institution at Stanford University She also worked at Lawrence Liver National Laboratory.Stern received a bachelor s degree from Barnard College in chemistry, a master of science degree from MIT, and a doctorate in public policy from Harvard She is the author of the New York Times Notable Book, Terror in the Name of God and The Ultimate Terrorists, as well as numerous articles on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction She lives in Cambridge, MA.

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    1. I was developmental editor for this title Mubin is an amazing man who went through personal hell to choose which side he d live, and then the ultimate hero.


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