of or relating to jihad or jihadists: jihadist terrorism.
- ji·had·ism, noun
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How to use jihadist in a sentence
There is a civil war being waged in the global jihadist movement.
ISIS-K and the Taliban have been at war since 2015, forcing third-party jihadists to choose a side.
The reason for this simple fact is that the Taliban and al Qaeda are involved in a jihadist civil war with ISIS, and Americans and our allies are caught in the cross-fire.
We are still all too often trapped in a mindset that says that defeating specific jihadist organizations will win the war.American Leaders Made Defeat in Afghanistan Inevitable | David French | August 16, 2021 | Time
YPG uses social media to promote its struggle against jihadists and other extremists who attacked and are attacking Syrian Kurdistan and northern Syria.Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company’s Business | by Jack Gillum and Justin Elliott | February 24, 2021 | ProPublica
Just last week, the first convicted French jihadist returnee was sentenced to seven years in prison.Showing the Faces of Its Murderers, ISIS Shows Its Global Reach | Tracy McNicoll | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“This could be false information from these jihadist web forums,” a senior U.S. defense official said.Exclusive: U.S. Special Ops Readied Syria Attack in June | Eli Lake | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
jihadist web forums reported that Fadhli was killed Tuesday by U.S. airstrikes.
Khorasan in jihadist literature refers to the region that includes Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran.Al Qaeda Plotters in Syria ‘Went Dark,’ U.S. Spies Say | Eli Lake | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
jihadist fighters then brought in the woman, clad head to toe in black, and put her in a small hole in the ground.