PREFERRED TERM
Anwar al Awlaki  
DEFINITION
  • An Islamic preacher who morphed from a mainstream American Muslim into one of al Qaeda's most public personalities and influential voices, Anwar al Awlaki has come to rank among America's most wanted terrorists. He has been directly linked to multiple terrorist plots in the United States and the United Kingdom, and, thanks to the Internet, his numerous sermons and propaganda videos have allowed him to spread his message around the world. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Awlaki, Anwar al (1971–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Anwar_al_Awlaki
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