- Articles & Analysis
- Created: June 1, 2008
Source: “How You Can Kill Thousands of Americans with Few Hundred Dollars and 3 Men” message posted to forums
As overwhelming amounts of instructional material on constructing and developing unique methods of attack increase on the internet, so do discussions about how to carry out attacks targeting as many victims as possible. Thousands of jihadists brainstorm and contribute to this virtual knowledge base. With so many plans circulating on the message boards, online jihadists become enthusiastic, thriving off one another's ideas. Almost instantaneously, one jihadist's dream to successfully attack thousands of people can become the vision of an entire online jihadist community.