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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

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Bargaining on and off the Battlefield: The Bargaining Model of War and Negotiations with the Afghan Taliban Barnett S. Koven -
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure (CT NEADS) Barnett S. Koven -
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency SIGMA+ Thomas Guarrieri, Marcus A. Boyd, Steve S. Sin, Ph.D. -
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah Barnett S. Koven, Samuel D. Henkin -
ISIL: Branding, Leadership Culture and Lethal Attraction Gina Scott Ligon
Measuring Up: Aligning SOF and Interagency CT Efforts Across the Tactical, Operational and Strategic Levels Barnett S. Koven -
Radicalization in the Ranks Michael Jensen, Sheehan Kane -
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‘Nondemocratic Islamists’ and Support for ISIS in the Arab World 2020-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
#JESUISPARIS?: An Appeal to Hypocrisy and Justifications for Mass Casualty Violence 2019-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Comparison of ISIS Foreign Fighters and Supporters Social Media Posts: An Exploratory Mixed-method Content Analysis 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A Comparison of Political Violence by Left-wing, Right-wing and Islamist Extremists in the United States and the World 2022-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A genosonic analysis of ISIL and US counter-extremism video messages 2017-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
A State, an Insurgency, and a Revolution: Understanding and Defeating the Three Faces of ISIS 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
A Strategic Analysis of Violent Extremist Organizations in the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility 2020-03-01T12:00:00 White Paper
A Tale of Two Caliphates: Al-Qaida and its Associated Movement vs. the Islamic State and its Associated Movement 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Presentation
Al Qaeda and the Islamic State's Break: Strategic Strife or Lackluster Leadership? 2017-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Another Look at Jujitsu Politics 2016-09-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Apologia for Suicide: Martyrdom in Contemporary Jihadist Discourse 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Beyond al-Qa'ida 2012-11-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Caliphate in Decline: An Estimate of Islamic State's Financial Fortunes 2017-03-01T12:00:00 Report
Catch Them Coming and Going: Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-03-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Choosing to Fight, Choosing to Die: Examining How ISIS Foreign Fighters Select Their Operational Roles 2020-07-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Project Fact Sheet
Debates among Salafi Muslims about use of violence 2017-05-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah 2021-12-01T12:00:00 Report
Divergent Dimensions of Radicalization Risk: Migration and Violent Extremism in Sabah, Malaysia 2020-12-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Do Machines Replicate Humans? Toward a Unified Understanding of Radicalizing Content on the Open Social Web 2019-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Dynamic Dimensions of Radicalization and Violent Extremism in Sabah, Malaysia 2021-12-01T12:00:00 Report
Fratricidal Jihadists: Why Islamists Keep Losing their Civil Wars 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Guiding Principles for Countering and Displacing Extremist Narratives 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Images of Death and Dying in ISIS Media: A Comparison of English and Arabic Print Publications 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Is the Enemy of My Enemy My Friend? How Terrorist Groups Select Partners 2018-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
ISIS in Iraq: The Social and Psychological Foundations of Terror 2023-05-18T12:00:00 Book
ISIS: Its History, Ideology, and Psychology 2018-04-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Islamic State Chemical Weapons: A Case Contained by its Context? 2018-03-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mapping Today's Jihadi Landscape and Threat 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Mass-Fatality, Coordinated Attacks Worldwide, and Terrorism in France 2015-11-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Mental Illness and Terrorism 2016-07-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Nexus of Global Jihad: Understanding Cooperation Among Terrorist Actors 2017-05-01T12:00:00 Book
Not My Brother’s Keeper: Factional Infighting in Armed Islamist Movements 2019-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Not Your Father's Intelligence Failure: Why the Intelligence Community Failed to Anticipate the Rise of ISIS 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Patterns of Islamic State-Related Terrorism, 2002--2015 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters 2016-04-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) 2023-03-09T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) 2020-05-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) 2018-10-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS): Mass Casualty Extremist Offenders 2023-03-10T12:00:00 Research Brief
Radicalization in the Ranks 2022-04-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Rebel Group Attrition and Reversion to Violence: Micro-Level Evidence from Syria 2020-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Rethinking Transnational Terrorism: An Integrated Approach 2020-02-01T12:00:00 Report
Say Terrorist, Think Insurgent: Labeling and Analyzing Contemporary Terrorist Actors 2014-10-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Swedish Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: An Analysis of Open-Source Intelligence and Statistical Data 2017-06-01T12:00:00 Report
Syria Barometer Survey: Opinions about War in Syria and about Radical Action 2016-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Taking the Sinai Province of the Islamic State Seriously Without Helping it Destabilize Egypt 2015-08-01T12:00:00 Discussion Point
Territorial Havens and the Risk of Complex Terrorist Attacks in the United States 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Terrorism in Belgium and Western Europe; Attacks against Transportation Targets; Coordinated Terrorist Attacks 2016-03-01T12:00:00 Background Report
Terrorist Attacks on US Coalition Supply Convoys and Bases in Iraq 2023-06-27T12:00:00 Research Brief
Terrorist Propaganda After the Islamic State: Learning, Emulation, and Imitation 2019-12-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Challenges of Terrorism in a Globalized World 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The Crisis Within Jihadism: The Islamic State’s Puritanism vs. al-Qa`ida’s Populism 2020-09-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Curse of Cain: Why Fratricidal Jihadis Fail to Learn from Their Mistakes 2017-11-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Evolution of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): Relationships 2004-2014 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Fact Sheet
The Online Caliphate: Internet Usage and ISIS Support in the Arab World 2019-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
The Psychology of Terrorism 2017-01-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
The War Within: A Look Inside al-Qaeda's Undoing 2016-08-01T12:00:00 Book
Transcending Organization: Individuals and “The Islamic State” 2014-06-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Transnational Volunteers: American Foreign Fighters Combating the Islamic State 2020-04-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Trends of Anashid Usage in Da‘esh Video Messaging and Implications for Identifying Terrorist Audio and Video 2019-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
U.S. Muslim Opinions about ISIS, the Syrian Conflict and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election 2017-06-01T12:00:00 START Reports
U.S. Muslims with Radical Opinions Feel More Alienated and Depressed 2017-08-01T12:00:00 START Reports
Understanding the Threat: What Data Tell Us about U.S. Foreign Fighters 2015-09-01T12:00:00 Research Brief
Validating Extremism: Strategic Use of Authority Appeals in al-Naba' Infographics 2018-05-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
Violent Non-State Actors and the Kashmir Conflict 2019-09-01T12:00:00 White Paper
What is the State of Islamic Extremism: Key Trends, Challenges and Implications for U.S. Policy 2015-02-01T12:00:00 Congressional Testimony
When Terrorism Works: Explaining Success and Failure Across Varying Targets and Objectives 2018-06-01T12:00:00 Book Chapter
Why ISIS' Message Resonates: Leveraging Islam, Socio-Political Catalysts and Adaptive Messaging 2016-01-01T12:00:00 Journal Article
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Margaret Margaret Hayden Researcher, GTD University of Maryland