Brachman, Jarret
August 2010
Newsweek;8/23/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 8/9, p11
The article discusses why the U.S. should use more humor and ridicule in its efforts to combat the Al Qaeda terrorist organization. The author came to this realization after seeing a video in which Al Qaeda figure Ayman al-Zawahiri used humor to convey his message. In his view Al Qaeda is very image-conscious, and the U.S. should use this fact in tailoring its strategy.


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