The Egyptian doctor who globalized his caliphate crusade

17.06.2011                      15.Siwan, 5771 

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The Egyptian doctor who globalized his caliphate crusade

Bin Laden replacement Zawahri's life story contains within it the story of how the modern al-Qaida network was formed.

Ayman al-Zawahri is an Egyptian medical doctor from a wealthy family who became involved in militant Islamism in his home country at a young age. He has been described as a highly intelligent, cunning and ruthless ideologue, who, while lacking bin Laden’s personal charisma, has an insatiable appetite for mass murder terrorism attacks for the sake of building a radical Islamist state.
Zawahri’s life story contains within it the story of how the modern al-Qaida network was formed by figures who failed to topple their national governments in Arab states, and then merged in Afghanistan in the 1980s to create an international jihadi movement….