Summary: Jeremy Harding at the LRB looks at the next big step by jihadists, and the amazing oddity of the West's response. Introduction Modern jihad has gone through several phases, each stronger and more virulent than the predecessor. First came Afghanistan's Mujahideen, who burned out in internecine conflict (defeated by the Tailiban). Al Qaeda … Continue reading The third wave of Jihad begins. We will soon see its power.