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President Trump has declared terrorism defeated in Syria and Iraq, but CVE efforts increasingly need more attention in central Africa.

A new paper by CPD Research Fellow Ali Fisher challenges current CVE approaches by revealing the unique network structure of the "Media Mujahidin."

The first of a two-part series by Madison Jones on the soft power of ISIL.

Nasser al-Qasabi versus ISIS

Joseph Braude discusses how international broadcasting can be used for social change, such as in Nasser al-Qasabi's hit TV show "Selfie".

November 2, 2017

USC professor and prolific author on his new book, As Terrorism Evolves.

Ali Fisher uses data to dispute the claim that ISIS is on the decline.

An embattled anti-propaganda unit intended to combat Russian and Islamic State militant group (ISIS) misinformation is losing key staff even after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson began to fund the program at the urging of Congress. Nash Borges, chief technology officer at the anti-propaganda Global Engagement Center’s (GEC), left the unit last Friday according to Defense One, which obtained a copy of his final email to staff.

A senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan apologized Wednesday for propaganda leaflets that superimposed a key Islamic text on the image of a dog. The leaflets distributed by U.S. forces in Parwan province, north of Kabul, on Tuesday depicted a lion, representing the U.S.-led coalition, chasing a dog with a section of the Taliban’s banner, containing a passage from the Koran in Arabic, superimposed on its side.

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