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23 January 2018 11:43 (South Africa)

Al Qaeda's English magazine fails to inspire

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Al Qaeda launched an online propaganda magazine earlier this week - in English. It's called Inspire, and includes articles with titles such as "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom". The magazine is perceived as an attempt to attract homegrown terrorists in the US and UK but, never mind its terrorist message, its its production values leave a lot to be desired. All but the first three pages of the magazines were nothing more than scrambled computer code. Read more: News24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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