The Loopcast

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.

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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.

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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.

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6
Apr

Crisis Architecture

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses crisis architecture. 

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

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23
Mar

Terror, Love, and Brainwashing: Attachment in Cults and Totalitarian Systems

Alexandra Stein discusses her book "Terror, Love, and Brainwashing: Attachment in Cults and Totalitarian Systems."

You can also purchase the book with a 20% discount (discount code: ESBAC) directly from the publisher here.

Make sure to check Alexandra's first book "Inside Out: A Memoir of Entering and Breaking Out of a Minneapolis Political Cult" and her article "The Role of Disorganized Attachment in Extremist Organizations. [PDF]"

Further reading can be found here and a broader bibliography on cults can be found here

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

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24
Feb

Tortured Logic

Erin Kearns and Joseph K Young discuss their book "Tortured Logic: Why Some Americans Support the Use of Torture in Counterterrorism."

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

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12
Feb

The Shadow Commander: Soleimani, the U.S., and Iran’s Global Ambitions

Arash Azizi discusses his book "The Shadow Commander: Soleimani, the U.S., and Iran's Global Ambitions."

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

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26
Jan

Weaponized Words

Kurt Braddock discusses his book Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization.

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

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3
Jan

Discussing Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World with H.R. McMaster

H.R. McMaster discusses his new book Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

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

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20
Dec

This Keeps Me Up at Night

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Colin P. Clarke, John Horgan, and Mubin Shaikh discuss what will Trump's more extreme supporters do now post election.

Article: "This Keeps Me Up at Night:" Radicalization experts fear what Trump's fringes will do now -- and they aren't certain how to stop it.

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

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