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Old 11-07-2016   #301
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ISIS: A Revolutionary Group, Fighting a Textbook Insurgency

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Default The Islamic State: Between Aspirations and Reality

An IISS podcast (56 mins), with Dr Nelly Lahoud, ex-West Point CTC and the summary states:
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...addressed the Islamic State's prospects as its state-building project fails. Topics discussed included the way in which the same ideological tools that once served to propel the momentum of the startup state are now generating ideological uncertainties among the group's followers. The discussion also drew on how the Islamic State's official publications envisage the role of women in its militant worldview.
Link:http://www.iiss.org/en/events/events...BC079272293849

I have not listened yet to this.
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Charlie Winter, ex-ICSR and now at a university in Alabama, has a short article on 'Suicide Tactics and the Islamic State'. His aim:
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I below offer some observations on the group’s three main suicide modi operandi.
Link:https://icct.nl/publication/suicide-...islamic-state/


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