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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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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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Sunni politics and the current situation in Iraq

June 19th, 2014 ·

Uticensis Risk's Kirk Sowell discusses Sunni politics and the June crisis in Iraq.

You can find Uticensis Risk's biweekly publication covering the latest developments in Iraq at Inside Iraqi Politics. They've provided our listeners with a complimentary copy of April's publication which can be accessed here

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