The Loopcast

18
Oct

Mosul and the Islamic State

Omar Mohammed and Haroro Ingram discuss their podcast "Mosul and the Islamic State."

The podcast is part of the George Washington University's Program on Extremism.

You can follow @MosulPodcast for more updates and insight. 

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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13
Oct

The American War in Afghanistan: A History

Dr. Carter Malkasian discusses his latest book "The American War in Afghanistan: A History." You can purchase a copy from Amazon or Bookshop

We also touched on Carter's previous book on Afghanistan: "War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier." You can purchase a copy from Amazon or Bookshop

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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29
Sep

Talking to Extremists

Shannon Foley Martinez discusses how to talk to extremists and people in otherwise hateful spaces. 

During the episode we touched on accessing trauma and resilience using ACE scores, you can find a walk-through of it here

Shannon has a Patreon which you should donate to. 

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

17
Sep

The Storm Is Upon Us

Mike Rothschild discusses his new book "The Storm Is Upon Us: How QAnon Became a Movement, Cult, and Conspiracy Theory of Everything." 

You can purchase a copy of Mike's book from Amazon or Bookshop.org

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

 

14
Sep

A Paler Shade of White: Identity & In-group Critique in James Mason‘s Siege

J.M. Berger discusses his paper "A Paler Shade of White: Identity & In-group Critique in James Mason's Siege."

The root of this discussion can be found in J.M.'s book Extremism which you can purchase from here or here.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

 

27
Aug

Video Games Are the New Contested Space for Public Policy

Josh Foust discusses describes the intersection of public policy and video games.

Additional reading for this podcast includes: "Video games are the new contested space for public policy" and "A guide to reigning in data-driven video game design."

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

 

 

14
Aug

Homegrown Hate

Sara Kamali discusses her book "Homegrown Hate: Why White Nationalists and Militant Islamists are Waging War Against the United States."

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it. 

24
Jun

Homegrown: ISIS in America

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Seamus Hughes, and Bennett Clifford discuss their book "Homegrown: ISIS in America."

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

23
Apr

Offense and Defense in Information Security

Joe Slowik examines the roles of offense and defense in information security. 

You can read more of Joe's work at Pylos

The book that serves as good background material for this conversation is Matthew Monte's Network Attacks and Exploitation: A Framework.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

13
Apr

Defining Endless Wars: The First Step Towards Ending Them

David Sterman discusses his paper "Defining Endless Wars: The First Step Towards Ending Them."

Additional reading for this podcast includes David's articles "Defining 'The Endless War' is Essential for Proper Strategic Analysis of America's War" and "Decision-Making in the Counter-ISIS War: Assessing the Role of Preventive War Logic."

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

 

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