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...
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A report from Data & Society—Data Craft: The Manipulation of Social Media Metadata—examines methods used to create disinformation campaigns on social media; in particular, the collection and manipulation of metadata to create content that appears authentic and legitimate. Amelia Acker, a researcher in critical data systems and information infrastructures at...
Though the United States has made significant progress in addressing Islamic extremism since 9/11, there has been a rise in right-wing extremism in recent years. Seth G. Jones explores this phenomena in a Center for Strategic and International Studies Brief titled The Rise of Far-Right Extremism in the United States....
Despite YouTube’s efforts, ISIS propaganda racks up views
Better practices in journalism to prevent fanning the flames of extremism
Terrorists and extremists are operating on the Darknet.
Terrorists are now using social media and encryption in tandem.
Committee reports that Russia has been meddling in the pipeline debate.
“Fake news” in the media–third in a series on Media Manipulation
7th consecutive year of overall decline in internet freedom