Us as the Enemy: Jihadism and the Strategic Narrative of Anti-Westernism

Author: 
Katya Kristina Theodorakis

Delivered during the Chief of Army’s Land Forces Conference 2018, Ms Theodorakis’ lecture highlights how jihadists adhere to a worldview that has painted the West as a morally corrupt enemy, and the jihadists themselves – despite their involvement in such atrocities as extra-judical killings, beheadings – are the ethical actors trying to bring about a more just world.