1. Suicide is both a method of attack and a confused and theologically incorrect spiritual quest.
2. Embrace ruthlessness and savagery against non-combatants as a means of intimidating populations.
3. All non-supportive Muslims and all non-Muslims should be hated.
4. Recruit through cult methods of isolating targets from friends and family.
5. They seek recruits from every social strata.
6. Lying to recruit or advance operations is justified.
7. They are manipulative, and disguise their campaign as a just war on behalf of all Muslims.