The Operational Ranks And Roles Of Female ISIS Operatives: From Assassins And Morality Police To Spies And Suicide Bombers

The Operational Ranks and Roles of Female ISIS Operatives: From Assassins and Morality Police to Spies and Suicide Bombers

by Asaad H. Almohammad, Ph.D. & Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Download the PDF Before deploying sources to…

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Psychosocial Drivers, Prevention And Sequelae Of Engaging In Torture

Psychosocial Drivers, Prevention and Sequelae of Engaging in Torture

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. , Charles Figley, Ph.D. & Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D. Abstract Torture resorted to…

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Drivers Of Radicalization And Violent Extremism In Kosovo: Women’s Roles In Supporting, Preventing & Fighting Violent Extremism

Drivers of Radicalization and Violent Extremism in Kosovo: Women’s Roles in Supporting, Preventing & Fighting Violent Extremism

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D. Download the PDF Executive Summary Since the start…

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Abu Luqman – Father Of The ISIS Emni: Its Organizational Structure, Current Leadership And Clues To Its Inner Workings In Syria & Iraq

Abu Luqman - Father of the ISIS Emni: Its Organizational Structure, Current Leadership and Clues to its Inner Workings in Syria & Iraq

Asaad H. Almohammad, Ph.D. & Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. If ISIS were the German Nazis, the…

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Beating ISIS In The Digital Space: Focus Testing ISIS Defector Counter-Narrative Videos With American College Students

Beating ISIS in the Digital Space: Focus Testing ISIS Defector Counter-Narrative Videos with American College Students

By: Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D., Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. &   Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. as published in…

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The Jihad In Jordan: Drivers Of Radicalization Into Violent Extremism In Jordan

The Jihad in Jordan: Drivers of Radicalization into Violent Extremism in Jordan

The Jihad in Jordan: Drivers of Radicalization into Violent Extremism in Jordan By Anne Speckhard,…

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Following A Military Defeat Of ISIS In Syria And Iraq: What Happens Next After The Military Victory And The Return Of Foreign Fighters?

Following a Military Defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq: What Happens Next after the Military Victory and the Return of Foreign Fighters?

By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D., Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D., & Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. Abstract In the struggle against ISIS…

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Seven Promises Of ISIS  To Its Female Recruits

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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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

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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The ISIS Emni: The Inner Workings And Origins Of ISIS’s Intelligence Apparatus

The ISIS Emni: The Inner Workings and Origins of ISIS’s Intelligence Apparatus

By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. and Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. Thirty-eight ISIS defectors from Syria, Western…

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

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

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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