How Jihadists Are Reacting to the Coronavirus Pandemic
By calling it “divine retribution” and inviting Westerners to convert to Islam, for starters.
|Thomas Joscelyn||Apr 6, 2020||20||5|
While governments around the world are still trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic, al-Qaeda is attempting to use the crisis to win new recruits. Last week, jihadist websites and social media channels circulated a long missive from al-Qaeda’s senior leadership titled, “The Way Forward: A Word of Advice on the Coronavirus Pandemic.” The six-page sta…