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The ISIS Ambassador to Turkey

By Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci as published in Homeland Security Today In the complicated…

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The Jihad in Kenya: Understanding Al-Shabaab Recruitment and Terrorist Activity inside Kenya—in Their Own Words

As published in African Security Somalia has been a hotspot for terrorism and instability since…

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Prison – Militant Jihadist Recruiting Grounds or Refuge for Rehabilitation?

by Anne Speckhard & Ardian Shajkovci As published in Homeland Security Today It is often argued…

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Engaging English Speaking Facebook Users in an Anti-ISIS Awareness Campaign

Anne Speckhard, Ardian Shajkovci, Claire Wooster & Neima Izadi ABSTRACT This article reports on The International Center…

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PERSPECTIVE: Debating the Use of ISIS Counter-Narratives in the Heart of Europe

Historically speaking, compelling narratives and messages have always served as a crucial means for violent…

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Seven Promises of ISIS to its Female Recruits

Louisa Tarras-Wahlberg Abstract Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011 close to…

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The Roles of Women in Supporting, Joining, Intervening in and Preventing Violent Extremism in Sandjak

Analysis of the Drivers of Violent Extremism in the Sandjak region with a Focus on…

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Defeating ISIS on the Battle Ground as well as in the Online Battle Space: Considerations of the “New Normal” and Available Online Weapons in the Struggle Ahead

Journal of Strategic Security  Volume 9 Number 4 Volume 9, No. 4, Special Issue Winter Article 2…

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Mubin Shaikh

Allahu Akbar!" [Allah is Greater!] Mubin Shaikh Called out after hearing that two planes had…

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EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS FROM RECENT DEFECTORS FROM ISLAMIC STATE: WHY THEY JOINED, WHAT THEY SAW, WHY THEY QUIT

Abstract This Research Note reports on preliminary results of the Islamic State Interviews Project, based…

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THE HYPNOTIC POWER OF ISIS IMAGERY IN RECRUITING WESTERN YOUTH

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s a commonly accepted piece of wisdom—one that…

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