This October 2015 issue of the U.S. Military Academy Combating Terrorism Center's (CTC) "CTC Sentinel" features the article "The Islamic State Digs In" by Jessica Lewis McFate. This issue also features the following reports: "A View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview with RDML [rear admiral] Michael Dumont, BG [brigadier general] Michael Kurilla, and COL [colonel] Stephen Michael," by Paul Cruickshank and Brian Dodwel; "Kunduz Breakthrough Bolsters Mullah Mansoor as Taliban Leader," by Saleem Mehsud; "Tailored Online Interventions: The Islamic State's Recruitment Strategy," by J.M. Berger; "The Ankara Bombings and the Islamic State's Turkey Strategy," by Metin Gurcan; "The First Defector: Abu Sulayman al-Utaybi, the Islamic State, and al-Qa`ida," by Brian Fishman; "The Riddle of the Bangkok Bombings," by Zachary Abuza; and, "Tunisian Jihadism after the Sousse Massacre" by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Bridget Moreng.
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CTC Sentinel (October 2015), v.8 no.10