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The Sabayah of the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Sabayah of the Islamic State is the 61rst counter narrative video in the ICSVE
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Dreams of Islamic State Bombings in Baghdad
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Dreams of Islamic State Bombings in Baghdadis the 75th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking
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Escaping Jinn and the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Escaping Jinn and the Islamic State is the 56th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS
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Applying the Law in the Islamic State Caliphate
by Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Applying the Law in the Islamic State Caliphate is the 105th counter narrative video in
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Should I Join al Shabaab?
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Should I Join al Shabaab? is the 59th ICSVE counter narrative video and the third
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You Should Fear Allah in the Islamic State Caliphate
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci You Should Fear Allah in the Islamic State Caliphate is the 78th counter narrative video in
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Islamic State Live-Streaming in Kosovo
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Islamic State Live-Streaming in Kosovo is the 60th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking
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A Scholar in the Islamic State Caliphate
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci A Scholar in the Islamic State Caliphate is the 68th counter narrative video in the
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The Islamic State’s Roundabout of Happiness in Raqqa
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Islamic State’s Roundabout of Happiness in Raqqais the 67th counter narrative video in the
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The People Live in Darkness
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The People Live in Darknessis the 66th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS
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The Punishments of the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Punishments of the Islamic State is the 63rd counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the
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Listen to and Obey the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Listen to and Obey the Islamic Stateis the 62nd counter narrative video in the ICSVEBreaking the
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A Cub of the Caliphate’s Jihad
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci A Cub of the Caliphate’s Jihad is the 72nd counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the
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Revenge in the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Revenge in the Islamic Stateis the 69th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS
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The Abu Musab al Zarqawi Cubs of the Caliphate Camp
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Abu Musab al Zarqawi Cubs of the Caliphate Camp is the 52nd counter narrative video
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It is Jihad
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci It is Jihad is the 74th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS Brandseries. This
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Swearing my Bayat to the Islamic State in Fallujah
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Swearing my Bayat to the Islamic State in Fallajuah is the 73rd counter narrative video in
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Making Hijrah to the Islamic State Caliphate
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Making Hijrah the Islamic State Caliphateis the 83rdcounter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS
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The Helpers of the Islamic State Caliphate
by Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Helpers of the Islamic State Caliphate is the 111th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking
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A Belgian Family in the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci A Belgian Family in the Islamic State is the 77th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking
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Albanians in the Islamic State Caliphate
by Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Often, realities of war differ from war stories and war-related reporting we see on
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The Clear Path into the Islamic State Caliphate
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci The Clear Path into the Islamic State is the 117th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking
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Following my Father into the Islamic State Caliphate
Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci Following my Father into the Islamic State Caliphate is the 79th counter narrative video in the ICSVE
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Brothers of the Caliphate
Brothers of the Caliphate is the 106th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS Brandseries. This video features twenty-four-year-old Abu
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Giving the Best of Syria to the Islamic State Caliphate
Giving the Best of Syria to the Islamic State Caliphate features 22-year-old Syrian Abu Valid, a former Free Syrian Army
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A Belgian Serving the Islamic State in Syria
A Belgian Serving the Islamic State in Syria is the 58th ICSVE counter narrative video, this one featuring a Belgian
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Striking it Rich in the Caliphate
By: Anne Speckhard  Striking it Rich in the Caliphate features Syrian Abu Said, a defected ISIS commander. Abu Said was interviewed in
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You Must Join the Islamic State
You Must Join the Islamic State features 31-year-old Iraqi Abu Latif. He was interviewed in 2017 in an Iraqi prison in
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Georges the Belgian Jihadist
Georges the Belgian Jihadist features 25-year-old Georges M, a Belgian ISIS supporter. Georges was interviewed in June 2018 in Liege, Belgium
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Jihad is our Way
Jihad is our Way features twenty-seven-year-old Kenyan, Aisha, a would-be suicide bomber, radicalized over the Internet, who was interviewed in June
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Swearing my Bayat to the Islamic State in a Time of Sectarianism
Swearing my Bayat to the Islamic State in a Time of Sectarianism features twenty-eight-year-old Iraqi ISIS member, Abu Omar, who was
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The Lion and the Lioness of the Islamic State
The Lion and the Lioness of the Islamic State features twenty-seven-year-old Kenyan, Aisha, a would-be ISIS suicide bomber who was interviewed
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Marriage Proposals in the Caliphate
Marriage Proposals in the Caliphate features thirty-three-year-old Syrian, ISIS commander Abu Said who was interviewed in November 2015 in southern Turkey
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Surviving in the Islamic State Caliphate
Surviving in the Islamic State Caliphate features thirty-three-year-old Syrian, ISIS commander Abu Said who was interviewed in November 2015 in southern
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The Long Arm of the Islamic State
The Long Arm of the Islamic State features thirty-three-year-old Syrian, ISIS commander Abu Said who was interviewed in November 2015 in
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Making Money in the Islamic State
Making Money in the Islamic State features thirty-three-year-old Syrian, ISIS commander Abu Said who was interviewed in November 2015 in southern
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Following Shariah in the Islamic State
Following Shariah in the Islamic State features thirty-three-year-old Abu Said, a defected Syrian, ISIS commander interviewed in November 2015 in southern
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The Good Caliph of the Islamic State
The Good Caliph of the Islamic State features thirty-three-year-old Syrian, ISIS commander Abu Said who was interviewed in November 2015 in
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The Sword of the Islamic State
The Sword of the Islamic State features thirty-three-year-old Abu Said, a Syrian, defected ISIS commander interviewed in November 2015 in southern
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Working for the Islamic State
Working for the Islamic State features twenty-nine year old Abu Hashim, an imprisoned former ISIS driver interviewed in Baghdad by Anne
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A Baghdad Bombing by the Islamic State
A Baghdad Bombing by the Islamic State features thirty-eight-year-old Abu Jassim, an Iraqi interviewed in 2017 in Baghdad prison by
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The Call of Duty
The Call of Duty features thirty-one-year-old Abu Hilmi, a Kosovar interviewed in June of 2016 in Kosovo by Anne Speckhard, with
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Haram in the Islamic State
Haram in the Islamic States features thirty-three-year-old Abu Said, a defected Syrian, ISIS commander interviewed in November 2015 in southern Turkey
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Joining the Cubs of the Caliphate
Joining the Cubs of the Caliphate features 18-year-old Abu Yousef, a Syrian ISIS defector, who was lured into the ISIS Cubs
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Aiming for Paradise with the Cubs of the Caliphate
Aiming for Paradise with the Cubs of the Caliphate features 18-year-old Abu Yousef, a Syrian ISIS defector who served in
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Sex in the Islamic State
Sex in the Islamic State features 18-year-old Abu Yousef, a Syrian ISIS defector interviewed in 2016 by Anne Speckhard and Ahmet
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The Sabayah of the Islamic State
The Sabayah of the Islamic State features 25-year-old Abu Hamza, a Syrian from Deir ez-Zor interviewed in 2016 in Turkey by
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Justice for Our Sisters in the Islamic State
This video clip features Ibn Mesud, an eighteen-year-old Syrian ISIS defector from al Hasakah, Syria interviewed in December 2015 by
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The Real Jihad
The Real Jihad  features 25-year-old Abu Hamza, a Syrian from Deir ez-Zor interviewed in 2016 in Turkey by Anne Speckhard and
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The Islamic State Hisbah
The Islamic State Hisbah video features 25-year-old Abu Hamza, a Syrian from Deir ez-Zor interviewed in 2016 in Turkey by Anne
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Rules of the Islamic State
Rules of the Islamic State is the 29th counter narrative video in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS Brand series. This video clip features
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The Islamic State Takes Care of You
The Islamic State Takes Care of You features 25-year-old Abu Hamza, a Syrian from Deir ez-Zor interviewed in 2016 in Turkey
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Two Brothers in the Islamic State
Two Brothers in the Islamic State features nineteen-year-old Abu Zahraa, an Iraqi, from Baghdad, interviewed December 12, 2017 in Baghdad by
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The Call to Jihad
The Call to Jihad video features thirty-one year old Abu Naim, a Kosovar interviewed in Kosovo in June 2016 by Anne
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We are in the Time of Jihad
We are in the Time of Jihad, is based on the video interview of Syrian ISIS defector Abu Abdullah recorded in Turkey
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A Sister Walking in the Islamic State
This video clip features Ibn Mesud, an eighteen-year-old Syrian ISIS defector from al Hasakah, Syria interviewed in December 2015 by
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Justice in the Islamic State
Justice in the Islamic Stateis based on the video interview of Abu Albani, a Kosovar ISIS defector interviewed in prison
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A Poor Man in the Islamic State
A Poor Man in the Islamic State is based on the video interview of Syrian ISIS defector Abu Abdullah recorded in
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Marriage in the Islamic State
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D.  This video clip features Ibn Mesud, an eighteen-year-old Syrian ISIS defector from al Hasakah, Syria interviewed
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A Child of the Islamic State
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. A Child of the Islamic State is the 20th counter narrative video clip in the ICSVE Breaking
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My Journey Towards Jihad
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. My Journey Towards Jihad is the 19th counter narrative video clip in the ICSVE Breaking the ISIS Brand series. 
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Rewards of Joining the Islamic State
ICSVE’s new Breaking the ISIS Brand Counter Narrative Video by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Today, ICSVE releases Rewards of the Islamic
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Promises of the Caliphate
by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Promises of the Caliphate  features Abu Fahad, a thirty-five year old Iraqi man whose city was
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Establishing the Islamic State
Anne Speckhard, Ph.D ICSVE is proud to release its new Breaking the ISIS Brand Counter Narratives video clip, Establishing an
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Joining Islamic State for the Sake of Martyrdom
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Joining Islamic State for the Sake of Martyrdom is the 15th video clip in ICSVE’s Breaking the ISIS
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You Blow Yourself Up
By Anne Speckhard Another video clip in the Breaking the ISIS Brand–ISIS Cadres Counter-Narrative Project, “You Blow Yourself Up” produced by ICSVE’s
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My Brother, the Martyr for Islamic State
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. “My Brother, the Martyr for Islamic State” is ICSVE’s newly released video in the Breaking the ISIS Brand–ISIS Cadres
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Muslims are Killing their Brothers in Islam
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. “Muslins are Killing their Brothers in Islam” is ICSVE’s newly released video clip in the Breaking the ISIS Brand–ISIS
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ISIS in al-Shadadi
Over the last two years the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) has interviewed 62 ISIS defectors, returnees and
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Dreams of the Islamic State​
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. ICSVE is proud to announce the release of our newest video in the Breaking the ISIS Brand–ISIS
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My Brother in Islamic State
ICSVE is proud to announce the release of our newest video in the Breaking the ISIS Brand–ISIS Cadres Counter-Narrative Project. “My
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The Glorious Martyrs of the Islamic State
By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. ICSVE is proud to announce the release of The Glorious Martyrs of
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The Knights of the Caliphate
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Today is the Female Slave Market Day in ad-Dawlah
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Join or Defect from ad-Dawlah
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Inside ad-Dawlah
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The Promises of ad-Dawlah to Women
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A Sex Slave as a Gift for you from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – English Subtitles
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The Glorious Cubs of the Caliphate – English Subtitles
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