Al qaeda on internet dating sites
For example, these groups could find maps, satellite photos (Google Earth), blueprints, and information on transportation routes, power and communication grids and infrastructures, pipeline systems, dams and water supplies, explosive-device instructions, biological and nuclear weapons, and much, much more. Once documents and information, such as those listed above, are obtained, the internet provides an excellent communication medium for sharing such information among sympathetic groups. Obviously, certain groups attempt, via traditional advertising and propaganda techniques (rhetoric and images playing on fears and desires) to attract volunteers to their cause.In the case of terrorism, the recruitment is often based on political and/or religious rhetoric.
The concept of Jihad, or Holy War, is an example of warfare that operates under very different rules of engagement than many countries, including those who signed the Geneva Convention, would recognize. Civilians, innocent or not, are often killed in warfare.Several overarching concepts apply when discussing terrorism. Terrorist states and organizations often claim that they are at war and that this status justifies so-called terrorist acts.While according to the Geneva Convention, this is debatable, it does bring to light another concept, the concept of rules of engagement, torture, and so forth.Most of those targeted were young men — angry, bored, and easily manipulated.While similar to all-out recruitment in techniques, fundraising is often more open and blatant.