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The Current Offensive on Mosul

November 1st, 2016 ·

Nate Rabkin discusses the current offensive on Mosul.

Be sure to check out Nate's current piece Beyond Islamists & Autocrats and the newsletter, Inside Iraqi Politics

  

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What’s in a Name? A Look at Jabhat al-Nusra’s Name Change and Potential Break from al-Qaeda

August 9th, 2016 ·

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent developments of Jabhat al-Nusra (JN) to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), its break from al-Qaeda (AQ), and what it all means.

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Tags: jihad · Syria · Jabhat al Nursa · intelligence issues · Arab Spring · al nursa · AQIM · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic State of Iraq ash-Sham · ISIS · Islamic extremism · Sunni Jihad in Syria · Sunni Jihadism · Al Qaeda and the Arab Spring · War on Terror · AQAP · CT · counter terrorism · Sunni groups in Syria · war in Syria · daveed gartenstein-ross · foreign fighters in Syria · The Loopcast · Syrian Civil War · Al Qaeda · Loopcast

All Jihad is Local: a Look at Foreign Fighter Data

July 26th, 2016 ·

Nate Rosenblatt discusses his recent study with us, All Jihad is Local: What ISIS' Files Tell Us About It's Fighters.

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Tags: jihad · Syria · intelligence issues · Salafism · Arab Spring · CVE · terrorism · radicalization · Iraq · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic State of Iraq ash-Sham · ISIS · U.A.E. · Bahrain · Islamic extremism · Sunni Jihad in Syria · Sunni Jihadism · War on Terror · CT · counter terrorism · Sunni groups in Syria · war in Syria · foreign fighters in Syria · Lebanon · The Loopcast · Syrian Civil War · Loopcast · China · foreign fighters

Countering Violent Extremism: a discussion with Seamus Hughes

December 9th, 2015 ·

Seamus Hughes discusses all things CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) with @cldaymon.

Don't forget to check out ISIS in America: From Retweets to Raqqa

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Tags: social media · jihad · Syria · CVE · terrorism · Boston bombings · radicalization · intervention · Iraq · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic State of Iraq ash-Sham · ISIS · domestic terrorism · Islamic extremism · Online Jihad · Sunni Jihad in Syria · Sunni Jihadism · War on Terror · CT · counter terrorism · Sunni groups in Syria · war in Syria · expertise · expert · foreign fighters in Syria · The Loopcast · Syrian Civil War · Boko Haram · Al Qaeda · Loopcast · deradicalization · foreign fighters

Documenting the Virtual ‘Caliphate’: A Continued Look at IS/ISIS Propaganda with Charlie Winter

October 15th, 2015 ·

Charlie Winter continues his research on Islamic State (IS/ISIS) propaganda and discusses his newest paper Documenting the Virtual 'Caliphate'.

Here's his recent BBC News article which was also mentioned in the show: Fishing and Ultraviolence

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Tags: natsec · social media · jihad · Syria · Salafism · CVE · research paper · terrorism · radicalization · intervention · cyber conflict · Iranian Involvement in Syria · Salafis · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic State of Iraq ash-Sham · ISIS · Shia Militias in Syria · Islamic extremism · Online Jihad · Sunni Jihad in Syria · Sunni Jihadism · Cyber Strategy · War on Terror · Iran and Syria · CT · counter terrorism · Sunni groups in Syria · war in Syria · expertise · expert · foreign fighters in Syria · Salafi · The Loopcast · Syrian Civil War · jihadi forums · Loopcast · deradicalization · regional conflicts · foreign fighters

“The Myth of the Returned Foreign Fighter”

September 20th, 2015 ·

Collin Hunt discusses his recent article "The Myth of the Returned Foreign Fighter" and the issues surrounding returnees, rehabilitation, and CVE programs.

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Tags: jihad · Syria · Jabhat al Nursa · defense issues · Salafism · CVE · al nursa · terrorism · radicalization · Iraq · Salafis · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic State of Iraq ash-Sham · ISIS · Islamic extremism · Sunni Jihad in Syria · Sunni Jihadism · Afghan War · War on Terror · CT · counter terrorism · Sunni groups in Syria · war in Syria · foreign fighters in Syria · Salafi · The Loopcast · Syrian Civil War · Al Qaeda · Loopcast · deradicalization · understanding violence · regional conflicts · foreign fighters

The Virtual ‘Caliphate’: A Look at ISIS’s propaganda strategy with Charlie Winter

August 5th, 2015 ·

Charlie Winter of the Quilliam Foundation discusses his paper The Virtual 'Caliphate': Understanding Islamic State's Propaganda Strategy

You can read more about Charlie and some of his publications here.

You can also view the #NotAnotherBrother video that Charlie refers to in our discussion, here.

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Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Boko Haram: The Case for a Regional Strategy

March 26th, 2015 ·

Julia Mcquaid discusses CNA Corporation's Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Boko Haram: The Case for a Regional Strategy

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Tags: radicalization · Salafi Jihadis · Islamic extremism · counter terrorism · insurgency · The Loopcast · Nigeria · Boko Haram · jihad in Africa · regional conflicts · counter terrorism in Africa

The Egyptian Sinai and Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

February 26th, 2015 ·

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Zack Gold discuss Sinai jihadism and Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis's (ABM) pledge (bayat) to the Islamic State.

You can read more of Daveed's work on the subject here:

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis's Oath Of Allegiance to the Islamic State

ISIL's International Expansion: What Does Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis's Oath Of Allegiance Mean?

You can read more of Zack's work on the topic here:

Islamic State Allegiance Could Cost Egypt's Sinai Jihadis Popular Support

The Egypt-Gaza Buffer Zone: More Harm than Good for Sinai Security

Egypt and Israel: Sinai Heat Thaws the Cold Peace

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Tags: jihad · Arab Spring · AQIM · Egypt · SCAF · Salafi Jihadis · ISIS · CT · counter terrorism · insurgency · the Sinai · Egyptian military · daveed gartenstein-ross · Al Qaeda · regional conflicts · Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

The Role of Women and Children in the Islamic State

January 10th, 2015 ·

Dr. Mia Bloom discusses the role of women and children in the Islamic State. Read more of her work here:

New Terror Weapon: Little Girls?

How the Islamic State is Recruiting Western Teen Girls

Female Suicide Bombers are not a New Phenomenon

Even al-Qaeda Denounced Beheading Videos. Why the Islamic State Brought them Back

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