The cult believes that all Muslims who are under the Western
influence and the systems they live under, including monarchy and democracy, are
Kafirs and are liable to be killed.
Takfir wal Hijra (Anathema and Exile). That's bad news: by
blending into host communities, Takfiris
attempt to avoid suspicion. A French official says they come across as
"regular, fun-loving guys—but they'd slit your throat or bomb your
building in a second."
"Clearly, there was a very good analysis of the US and what
can be achieved" there, said Roland Jacquard, a French terrorism expert
with close ties to his country's intelligence services. He said the
sophistication of the attacks suggests there is an undiscovered al Qaeda
logistical base in the United States and Europe.