By V.S. Subrahmanian, Aaron Mannes, Amy Sliva, Jana Shakarian, John P. Dickerson

Computational research of Terrorist teams: Lashkar-e-Taiba provides an in-depth examine internet intelligence, and the way complex arithmetic and smooth computing know-how can impact the insights we have now on terrorist teams. This booklet basically specializes in one well-known terrorist staff often called Lashkar-e-Taiba (or LeT), and the way it operates. After 10 years of counter Al Qaeda operations, permit is taken into account by means of many within the counter-terrorism neighborhood to be an excellent better hazard to the USA and global peace than Al Qaeda.

Computational research of Terrorist teams: Lashkar-e-Taiba is the 1st booklet that demonstrates find out how to use glossy computational research ideas together with tools for “big info” research. This e-book provides tips to quantify either the surroundings within which allow function, and the activities it took over a 20-year interval, and characterize it as a relational database desk. This desk is then mined utilizing subtle info mining algorithms as a way to achieve exact, mathematical, computational and statistical insights into allow and its operations. This e-book additionally offers a close heritage of Lashkar-e-Taiba according to wide research performed by utilizing open resource info and public statements. each one bankruptcy features a case research, in addition to a slide describing the major effects that are to be had at the authors’ internet sites.

Computational research of Terrorist teams: Lashkar-e-Taiba is designed for a qualified marketplace composed of presidency or army staff, researchers and laptop scientists operating within the net intelligence box. Advanced-level scholars in laptop technological know-how also will locate this useful as a reference book.

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Each unit of LeT runs fundraising operations in conjunction with the department of finance. ) Of course any information about LeT finances must be considered incomplete, but it does provide insight into the scale of the organization’s operations. It is reported that many of LeT’s wealthy donors, including wealthy Pakistani businessmen, do so anonymously in order to evade financial sanctions from the United States and international authorities. 7 Donations to LeT (and other terrorist groups in Pakistan) are facilitated in a number of ways.

The Islamic revolution in Iran inspired many Islamists to consider the possibility of political revolution (The 9/11 Commission Report 2004). At the same time, the rise of an Islamist Shia power was a cause of concern to the Sunni regime in Saudi Arabia, which responded by exporting its interpretation of Islam throughout the world. In Pakistan, the Iranian revolution inspired Pakistan’s large Shia minority to be more assertive in the public sphere, leading to a reaction by Pakistan’s Sunni majority that was exacerbated by the government’s Islamization policies (Abbas 2005).

In Chap. 11, we recommend trying to generate alternative sources to provide social services and medical services to the Pakistani population through well-branded international NGOs. Additional funding could be made available to such NGOs though extreme care will be required to ensure the funds do not get inadvertently co-mingled with LeT’s social service operations. Observation 10. , Faheem Lodhi in Australia) appear to inflame the passions of LeT supporters. This study recommends strongly that the publicity generated by such trials be kept to a minimum with few prosecutorial statements to the press and gag orders issued by the courts involved.

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