Canadian, Foreign Jihadists Comment on Attacks in Canada, Call for Further Attacks

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Two attacks in Canada within the span of three days—one in the form of a hit-and-run by suspected jihadist Martin Rouleau on October 20 in Quebec, and another by multiple shooters (one of whom identified as a Canadian national named Michael Zehaf-Bibeau) on October 22 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa—has prompted strong reactions among the online jihadist community.

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Martin Rouleau’s Attack on Canadian Soldiers Indicates Reach of Propaganda

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When Canadian jihadist Martin Rouleau ran down two Canadian soldiers, Patrice Vincent and another one unnamed, in a hit-and-run on October 20, the method of attack seemed uncharacteristic of a jihadist. Jihadist attack efforts have typically leaned toward use of normal weapons—namely explosives, guns, and knives. Rouleau's attack, strangely, seemed to resemble an accident more than a terrorist attack. Based off of recent jihadist propaganda releases and chatter, Roulaeu's attack style may not be as much of an anomaly as it may be the beginning of a new norm in domestic terrorism.

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Australian IS Fighter Declares Group Will Fight Until Black Flag is Placed on Buckingham Palace, White House

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An Australian fighter in the Islamic State (IS) challenged the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria, and declared that the group will continue fighting until its banner is placed atop Buckingham Palace and the White House.

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What's on Deck in Libya: An Oil Rich Nation Nearing Anarchy

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As the world focuses most of its attention on the Middle East, most specifically on Syria and Iraq, another nation in the region is also threatened by the grim specter of anarchy: Libya.

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Jihad Through Shakespeare: The Islamic State’s Outreach to the West

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With the release of their third installment of the "Lend Me Your Ears" video series on October 12, 2014, featuring British captive John Cantlie, the Islamic State (IS) has underscored the adaptability and sophistication of their propaganda pipelines.

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