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Al-Qaedism Followers

Al Qaeda, the umbrella group of militant Islam, has fostered a state of mind: Al Qaedism. Though on the run, its leader, Osama bin Laden, remains an inspiration for radical Muslims the world over.

Al-Qaedism Followers
Al-Qaedism Followers
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Harkat ul-Mujahideen
An Islamist militant group based in Pakistan, it operates primarily in Kashmir. It’s been linked to Al Qaeda, and had training camps in Afghanistan. HuM jehadis hijacked an IA plane in ’99. Has lost base to Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Lashkar-e-Toiba
India’s Al Qaeda, responsible for a string of attacks, including on Parliament. Suspected in the Mumbai blasts too. It says its goal is to destroy the Indian republic, annihilate Hinduism. Spawned by the Jamaat-ud Dawa based in Muridke, Pakistan. Had Taliban-supported training camps in Afghanistan pre-9/11.

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi
Sunni sectarian group of Pakistan, involved in anti-Shia attacks. Post-9/11, provided safe houses to Al Qaeda men on the run. Banned in 2001, but active.

Jaish-e-Mohammed
Formed in early 2000 by Masood Azhar after the IC-814 hijack and his release, it aims to unite Kashmir with Pakistan. Responsible for several attacks in India. Allegedly gets funds from Bin Laden....

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