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Baqiya Wa Tatamadad (Lasting and Expanding): A Neoclassical Realist Analysis of the Daesh Quasi-State SWJED Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:29am

One key purpose of this study is to analyze and assess how Daesh’s actions as a non-state actor either supported or hindered their goals of establishing a religious caliphate.

Meet the Neighbours: ISIS on Israel’s Doorstep SWJED Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:17am

Despite regional territorial loses, one pocket of ISIS controlled territory remains intact, increasing its presence along the borders of Israel and Jordan.

The Fires Next Time: The ISIS Terrorist Threat in the West SWJED Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:38am

ISIS has ambitious plans for continuing to stage attacks around the world. As part of this, we must consider the danger of ISIS organizing a terrorist underground in the West.

 

Iraq, the Islamic State, and War Termination SWJED Tue, 09/05/2017 - 8:07pm

An unsolicited letter to the Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider Al-Abadi.

Al-Qaeda in the Age of ISIS SWJED Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:32am

Despite targeting AQ for the past sixteen years and killing bin Laden, the U.S. and its allies have been unable to destroy what was once considered the most dangerous terrorist group in the world.