Seventy-nine individuals living in the U.S. were linked to terrorism motivated by Islamic extremist ideology in 2015. This is nearly triple the total of each of the past two years: 28 individuals living in the U.S. were linked to such terrorism in all of 2014 and 22 in 2013.
As new technology and social media continue to alter the nature of global communications, terrorist groups have quickly adapted to these tools in their efforts to reach an ever-widening pool of potential adherents. As a result, anti-Semitism in its most dangerous form is easily accessible by a worldwide audience.
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.