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Strategic Uses of the Internet by Hizbut Tahrir-Indonesia


Hizbut Tahrir-Indonesia (HT-I) is part of the Hizbut Tahrir (HT) transnational movement, an organization that seeks to mobilize Muslim populations toward the goal of reestablishing the Islamic caliph as the political authority, first over Islamic countries, then worldwide. Though it is nonviolent, HT – along with its branches, such as HT-I – does not rule out violence to accomplish its goals, especially in its final stages. Members of HT have been known to have links with terrorist organizations, though HT itself is not listed as a terrorist organization because of its current nonviolent stance.

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Hairgrove, Frank, Douglas McLeod, and Dhavan Shah. 2009. "Strategic Uses of the Internet by Hizbut Tahrir-Indonesia." In Influence Warfare: How Terrorists and Governments Fight to Shape Perceptions in a War of Ideas, ed. James J.F. Forest. Westport, CT: Praeger. https://publisher.abc-clio.com/9780313347320/

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