Al Qaeda Should Emulate the Mormons

Steven Taylor has an idea for making al Qaeda more effective at maintaining their relevance while simultaneously being less destructive: They should be more like the Mormons.

Imagine: “two guys from al Qaeda riding bikes around the neighborhood in white short-sleeved shirts and ties, turbans and long beards handing out brochures.”

It’s easy if you try.

FILED UNDER: Humor, Terrorism,
James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

Comments

  1. Anderson says:

    Preferable to any more 9/11’s, but I did have to stop & think about it.

  2. LJD says:

    What’s 3000 or so American lives when you’re worried about world popularity polls.

  3. Kent G. Budge says:

    Okay by me if al Qaeda wants to convert.

    –Former Mormon missionary