This August 2008 issue of the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) Sentinel features the article "The Sakinah Campaign and Internet Counter-Radicalization in Saudi Arabia," by Christopher Boucek, which focuses on the use of "Islamic scholars to interact online with individuals looking for religious knowledge, with the aim of steering them away from extremist sources." Other reports in this edition include: "Pursuing Al-Qa'ida into Diyala Province," by Michael Knights; "Jama 'at al-Fuqara': A Domestic Terrorist Threat to the United States?" by Christopher Heffelfinger; "Key Factors for the Recent Growth of the Afghan Insurgency," by Michael Erwin; "A Preliminary Assessment of Counter-Radicalization in the Netherlands," by Lorenzo Vidino; "Curtailing Illicit and Terrorist Activity in Algeria's Tamanrasset," by Geoff D. Porter; "Countering Terrorism in an Unstable Democracy; Mauritania's Political Crisis," by Dafna Hochman; "Saudi Arabia's Sectarian Ambivalence," by Toby Craig Jones; and "After Action Report: Assessing Acceptable Corruption in Iraq," by Justin Gorkowski. The publication concludes with a section highlighting recent terrorist activity.
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CTC Sentinel (August 2008), v.1 no.9