The George Washington University Program on Extremism just released Encrypted Extremism: Inside the English-Speaking Islamic State Ecosystem on Telegram, a study into the usage of the Telegram messaging software by Islamic State (IS) sympathizers. Telegram is a multimedia messaging application that is accessible by smartphones, tablets, and computers. Telegram users...
Tagged: Islamic State
Saudi Foreign Fighters: Analysis of Leaked Islamic State Entry Documents is an examination of documents that were leaked to various media outlets and academic institutions in 2016 regarding the profiles of foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) recruited to the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. This study specifically examines the recruitment of...
GWU publishes a report on American jihadists fighting abroad.
IS and Boko Haram have a new currency to fund terrorism: the human body.
Terrorists on Telegram: new report by the Counter Extremism Project
New analysis of terrorists in the West – 73% are citizens of the country they attack.
Defeating Ideologically Inspired Violent Extremism: A Bipartisan Approach for the Trump Administration
New report outlines bipartisan approach to defeating violent extremism
Committee on Homeland Security releases March Terror Threat Assessment
Radicalization to Islamist violence across America: Not Just the Caliphate
As the Iraqi Government Forces continue to advance on Mosul, it appears a major Iraqi city may be freed from two years of captivity. The battle is far from over, but taking Mosul will be a serious blow to the Islamic State’s brand. Though advantageous, it is also imperative to...