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New START report analyzes differences amongst Jihadi Industry

A new START report details the key differences in leadership, organizational structure and innovation across 10 active jihadi organizations and outlines potential policy implications for the monitoring and analysis of these organizations. The report also outlines Da’esh leads the ‘Jihadi Industry’ in all performance metrics, but has been degraded in the past couple of years.

The study, “The Jihadi Industry: Assessing the Organizational, Leadership, and Cyber Profiles,” was conducted by Gina Ligon, Michael Logan, Margeret Hall, Douglas C. Derrick, Julia Fuller and Sam Church at the University of Nebraska in Omaha with funding through the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate's Office of University Programs.