The ISIS Prison System: Its Structure, Departmental Affiliations, Processes, Conditions, And Practices Of Psychological And Physical Torture

The ISIS Prison System: Its Structure, Departmental Affiliations, Processes, Conditions, and Practices of Psychological and Physical Torture

by Asaad Almohammad, Ph.D., Anne Speckhard, Ph.D., & Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. PDF here Executive…

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Analysis Of The Drivers Of Radicalization And Violent Extremism In Kyrgyzstan, Including The Roles Of Kyrgyz Women In Supporting, Joining, Intervening In, And Preventing Violent Extremism In Kyrgyzstan

Analysis of the Drivers of Radicalization and Violent Extremism in Kyrgyzstan, including the Roles of Kyrgyz Women in Supporting, Joining, Intervening in, and Preventing Violent Extremism in Kyrgyzstan

By Anne Speckhard, Ph.D., Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D., & Chinara Esengul, Ph.D. Candidate PDF here  Executive Summary…

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Ensuring A Long-term Win Against ISIS In Mosul: The Need For Rehabilitation & Reintegration Programs & Restoring Security And Justice

Ensuring a Long-term Win Against ISIS In Mosul: The Need for Rehabilitation & Reintegration Programs & Restoring Security and Justice

by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D., Grace Wakim & Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D. Get the PDF Allah Akbar…

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Identifying Nefarious Telegram Users Without The Help Of Telegram Itself: Testing Solutions For Intelligence And Security Professionals In Fighting ISIS In The Encrypted Social Media Space

Identifying Nefarious Telegram Users without the Help of Telegram Itself: Testing Solutions for Intelligence and Security Professionals in Fighting ISIS in the Encrypted Social Media Space

Lorand Bodo, M.A. & Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Download PDF Introduction Telegram currently is, for a…

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“Radical Islamic Terrorists”: How Is President Trump Doing In His First 100 Days In Office?

"Radical Islamic Terrorists": How is President Trump doing in his first 100 days in Office?

PDF here by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D.  Director, ICSVE and Non-Resident Fellow of Trends & Ardian Shajkovci,…

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Confronting An ISIS Emir: ICSVE’s Breaking The ISIS Brand Counter-Narrative Videos

Confronting an ISIS Emir: ICSVE’s Breaking the ISIS Brand Counter-Narrative Videos

by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D. PDF here Most experts agree that the…

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ISIS Drones: Evolution, Leadership, Bases, Operations And Logistics

ISIS Drones: Evolution, Leadership, Bases, Operations and Logistics

Asaad Almohammad, Ph.D. & Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. Download the PDF The use of drones by…

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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. Download the PDF Abstract…

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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. Download the PDF If ISIS were 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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