This solution gives a brief summary of the KKK and society. It links organizational and operational parallels between Al Qaeda and the Ku Klux Klan.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 21, 2018, 3:39 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/sociology/theoretical-framework/kkk-s-sociological-theory-457293
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As you compare past and present, this article compares the "philosophical, organizational and operational parallels between Al Qaeda and the Ku Klux Klan" (33). One is racially supremacist organization and the other is a religiously supremacist one:
Ward, T. J. (2011). THE SHARED TRAJECTORIES OF AL QAEDA AND THE KU KLUX KLAN. International Journal On World Peace, 28(4), 33-58.
Like the American military presence's continuous resistance in Iraq and Afghanistan, Ward shows how "This prolonged resistance is compared to the Klan in the U.S. South. The Klan fought inclusive democracy and pluralism for more than a century. In the South, White Christians ...
Besides a brief history of the KKK and effects on society, this guide also infuses research to link organizational and operational parallels between Al Qaeda and the Ku Klux Klan.