ISIS

How does ISIS use sports as a recruitment deal?

The waning power and shrinking of land under ISIS control, has caused the organization to look for new recruitment methods.

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Will the international coalition be able to stop ISIS recruiting technocrats?

ISIS appears to be gradually losing its ability to provide the human resources required to manage their economic assets...

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Control over energy resources key in regional domestic conflicts

Ongoing developments in the struggle for oil in the Middle East has revealed that production facility protection forces are crucial...

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Targeting leadership in the war against ISIS

Particular targeting of leaders appears to have become one of the main mechanisms followed by members of the allied forces...

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Why Foreign Fighters in Terrorist Organizations Appear to be More Violent

Scenes of bloody violence undertaken by foreign fighters who have joined terrorist organizations are recurring...

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Open Scenarios

Why does Turkey insist on taking part in the battle for Mosul?

Despite Iraqi opposition to the presence of Turkish troops on Iraqi soil, Ankara insists on keeping its troops...

Khorshid Delli

Income from Syria

The Islamic State’s alternative when Mosul falls

If the operation in Mosul succeeds in ousting ISIS from Iraqi territory, its financial capacity will be at its worst ever.

Ibrahim al-Ghitani

Are Videos a New Counter-Terrorism Mechanism?

The recent rise of non-traditional warfare in the Middle East appears to have led to the advent of a new form of warfare.

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Leadership Takeover Mechanisms within Terrorist Organizations

There is no one mechanism for dealing with the leadership shift inside terrorist organizations.

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Potential Escalation of Al Qaeda’s Activities in the Islamic Maghreb

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is one of the organizations whose power has more or less dwindled due to ISIS....

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Evidence of a Renewed Interest in “Military Media” in the Region

Military media seems to be playing a clear role in affecting the outcome of events by directly influencing public opinion...

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Problems Associated with Reconstructing Cities Liberated from ISIS

ISIS has deliberately destroyed the infrastructure of Iraqi and Syrian cities as a high-impact tool...

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How ISIS Promotes its Terrorist Operations

Recently, ISIS has adopted a variety of means to promote its operations in areas under the group’s control...

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The Consequences of the Popular Mobilization Forces' Involvement in the Battle of Mosul

The Popular Mobilization Forces have overstepped the boundaries of their role in the operation to liberate Mosul...

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Widening Fallout

Jordan’s thoughts on the Battle for Mosul

Internal and external repercussions of the battle for Mosul and the impact on Jordan's security landscape.

Dr. Nadia Saad-Elddin