Tuesday, June 9, 2015

ISIS publishes manual on ‘How to Survive in the West’

You can download the entire manual at this link.  https://db.tt/mMNQg9Hv  Sorry to be late in sending this out as a friend just sent me this.  I missed then when it was discussed in March, April, and May.

I have pasted the table of contents below the article.  I guess ISIL is really taking on the image of a state as it is being nice enough to publish its "doctrine" just as we do.  Note the discussions on propaganda and guerrilla warfare.  Note also the discussion of very recent terrorist events such as in Paris and Denmark.

This really is an ISIL unconventional warfare manual (with ISIL Characteristics).

As we work to counter-Unconventional Warfare we should study this manual and we should observe for the activities described.

As you read this listen to the theme song from "Secret Agent Man" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iaR3WO71j4in your head (unless you are younger than man and do not recall the song):

As a Secret Agent, you will have to do many things and meet many people. You do not want
anyone to know your true identity, so you have to disguise yourself in different ways so your
real self iis not exposed. Below are some ideas:
But seriously this manual is very much worthy of study.


ISIS publishes manual on ‘How to Survive in the West’


ISIS manual entitled “How to Survive in the West” uses British advocacy agency’s website. (Courtesy: social media)
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By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News
Monday, 11 May 2015
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has published a manual entitled “How to Survive in the West” which advises its followers to use the website of British advocacy agency Cage for tips regarding surveillance, raids and interrogations.
The advocacy group has come under scrutiny in recent months, and is accused of being apologetic for terrorism and ISIS after the group’s leader Asim Qureshi called “Jihadi John,” who was filmed beheading American journalists, a “beautiful young man.”
The organization made media headlines when the identity of “Jihadi John” was revealed in February as Mohammed Emwazi. The group appeared to defend him, claiming that he had been harassed by international security services prior to his travels to Syria.
For its part, Cage has described itself as “an independent organization working to empower communities impacted by the War on Terror” and has spoken out against the UK’s anti-terrorism laws.
The ISIS manual includes tips for bomb making and committing fraud, and mentions the advocacy agency as a suggestion to turn to for legal aid, according to The Daily Mail.
An investigation uncovered that Moazzam Begg, a director of Cage and former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, was at the same Syrian training camp as Emwazi in 2011. Photographic evidence puts Begg in Syria with a camp commander who was also caught on video with “Jihadi John,” implying that Begg and Emwazi were at the same camp.
The Cage director was charged with attending a terrorist training camp in Syria for six months in October of last year.
Full cover for the book. (Courtesy: social media)
Last Update: Monday, 11 May 2015 KSA 14:41 - GMT 11:41

CONTENTS
Foreword ……………………………………….………………………………………………………………………...P5
Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………...P7
Chapter 1: Hiding the Extremist identity ……………………………………………………………….. P8
Chapter 2: Breaking Allegiance ………………………………………………………………………………..P11
Chapter 3: Earning Money ………………………………………………………………………………………. P13
Chapter 4: Internet Privacy ……………………………………………………………………………………….P16
Chapter 5: Training ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. P19
Chapter 6: Primitive Weapons ………………………………………………………………………………….. P23
Survival Techniques ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. P25
Chapter 7: Modern Weapons ……………………………………………………………………………………. P27
Chapter 8: B0mb Making ………………………………………………………………………………………….. P37
Chapter 9: Transporting Weapons ……………………………………………………………………………. P46
Chapter 10: What happens when you are spied on and get raided …………………………… P48
Europe's fear of returning fighters & the Sting Operation ……………………………………….... P50
Chapter 11: The Jihad Begins ……………………………………………………………………………………... P53
War in Protests ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. P54
What is guerilla warfare? ……………………………………………………………………………………………. P63
Chapter 12: Escaping for Safety …………………………………………………………………………………... P66
Last Words of Advice …………………………………………………………………………………………………... P68
RESOURCES ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. P70

2 comments:

  1. Good afternoon - WRT the document hyperlink, I am getting an error message "page cannot be displayed."

    Any thoughts?

    ReplyDelete
  2. If you are accessing it from a government computer you are probably being blocked. I double checked the link and it goes to the public drop box where the document is posted.

    ReplyDelete

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