Why ISIS is so good at branding its failures as successes

The Parsons Green attack shows that governments and the media keep falling into the propaganda traps being set for them, write Charlie Winter and Haroro Ingram

"That is what the terrorists want": Media as amplifier of violent extremist propaganda

Dr. Haroro Ingram presented at a workshop held by L’École nationale de la magistrature in Paris about how media reporting may act as an amplifier of violent extremist propaganda aims.

The Yemen raid and the ghost of Anwar al-Awlaki

The aftermath of raids in once-forgotten corners of the world will be leveraged by actors for their own political purposes, writes Haroro J. Ingram and Craig Whiteside

The Needle and the Damage Done: Of Haystacks and Anxious Panopticons

‘The Needle and the Damage Done: Of Haystacks and Anxious Panopticons’, Big Data & Society, 4(2) 2017: 1-13.

#jihad: Understanding Social Media as a Weapon

Levi J. West, ‘#jihad: Understanding Social Media as a Weapon’, Security Challenges, 12(2) 2016: 9-26.

Counter-Terrorism, Multinational Joint Task Force and the Missing Components

Babatunde Obamamoye, ‘Counter-Terrorism, Multinational Joint Task Force and the Missing Components’, African Identities, 15(4) 2017: 428–40.

New home affairs department seems to be more about politics than reform

The rationale seems to conflate the important intelligence review with an inadequately justified rearrangement of federal government agencies, writes Professor John Blaxland.

Jihadist Threat in 2017

In the first week of the new year, ISIS’s online magazine Rumiyah’s fifth issue again instructed Western supporters to attack at home. In the same week, ISIS claimed responsibility for terrorist attacks in Istanbul and Baghdad, and car bombers led the organisation’s ongoing defence of Mosul. Meanwhile, Al-Qaeda’s Ayman Al-Zawahiri reminded the world that while attacking America and its allies is still a “top priority”, Al-Qaeda-ISIS tensions remain high. So what can we expect from the rest of the year?

Berlin attack: security intelligence has limits in preventing truck-borne terror

The Christmas market truck assault in Berlin, which has left 12 dead and dozens injured, is a disturbing echo of the truck-borne attack on Bastille Day celebrants on the Nice promenade in July.


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