Increasing numbers of foreigners, including Americans, are attracted to the conflict in Syria. To date, there have been three publicly disclosed cases of American involved in fighting with rebel forces. Each has been linked to Jabhat al-Nusrah, a State Department-designated alias for Al Qaeda in Iraq.
Terrorist groups around the world use distinct symbols to convey their ideology and goals.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's English-language Inspire magazine has influenced numerous international and domestic terrorists. ADL has been monitoring Inspire since its first issue. This portal compiles information on all issues of Inspire magazine, its primary authors and other English-language propaganda disseminated by the terrorist organization.