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Journal Article | April 22, 2017 07:26 PM | Comments(2)

This paper attempts to provide insight into a topic most have not yet thoroughly considered - what happens after ISIL is gone?

Detailed study of foreign fighters and of their return to home countries has only emerged in the last 10 – 15 years, with even less written about it in relation to the Caribbean region.

Journal Article | April 7, 2017 02:32 AM | Comments(2)

Where will ISIS be after Donald J. Trump? The President has forcefully asserted that he will destroy not only ISIS, but also vowed to “exterminate” all of Islamic extremism.

The Desert Hawks are a hybrid entity, both SyAA strike force and Jaber brothers PMC. The latter role has allowed them to emerge as successful loyalist intermediaries.

Journal Article | March 18, 2017 01:48 AM | Comments(23)

The United States is losing the information war against Daesh. Communication professionals must better understand the Daesh narrative, how it is constructed and promulgated.

Journal Article | March 14, 2017 03:43 AM | Comments(1)

Islamic State emphasis for hijrah in the immediate future bring support to previous observations regarding the theme of Urgency.

Journal Article | February 25, 2017 03:37 PM | Comments(7)

There are some good reasons to increase the U.S. military force level in Syria; but if we do, it should be a short and decisive intervention with a clear goal.

A partial solution is not expensive, created from exotic materials, or overly glamorous, but rather, an approach that requires only the slightest redirection of priorities.

Islamic State recruiters and leaders residing in Syria and Iraq are now directing attacks in the West, India, and East Asia via “homegrown” extremists.

Journal Article | December 22, 2016 01:10 AM | Comments(1)

As the Mosul operation grinds forward, it is vitally important for the US and its allies to double down on their commitment to supporting the Iraqi Army and the Counter Terrorism Service.

Interview with Professor Stathis Kalyvas conducted during the Nafplio Olympia Summer Academy, Summer 2016, Greece.

Journal Article | October 29, 2016 08:56 AM | Comments(2)

Even as coalition forces mass on the suburbs of Mosul and prepare their assault on the last major ISIS stronghold in Iraq, strategic planners are far from declaring victory.