Terrorists in Their Own Words
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: National security; Islamist terrorism; caliphate
Coverage: United States
U.S. security depends on bolstering the security of Muslims against the menace of Islamist totalitarian movements. Such unified action requires consensus: a common view of the nature of the threat and the war and a common vision of how to respond. Listening to the terrorists' own words and taking them seriously is the first step in winning the long war.