This short briefing reviews IS’ newsletter and magazines. It intends to shed light on some of the repetitive patterns and themes that occur in IS’s utterances, and set them into a broader religious and political context
This short briefing reviews IS’ newsletter and magazines.
This short briefing paper discusses IS’ view of the Royal family and the government of Jordan.
This short briefing paper discusses IS’ political perspectives on the Iranian regime.
This short briefing paper discusses IS’ view of the government of Syria.
This article analyses the latest speech of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State (IS). The audio message was released for the Muslim Eid celebration, after nearly a year since al-Baghdadi’s last audio message and while several reports speculated on his death. This is the longest public speech recorded by al-Baghdadi, the previous ones never exceeded half an hour.
This short briefing paper discusses IS’ view of Iraq, its government and Kurdish population.
This short briefing paper is the first of a series of four papers that will discuss IS’ view on the Syrian military battlefield. This paper will be followed by three briefing papers on the group’s perspective on the Syrian Kurdish factions, the Sunni Sahwat and the Jihadi Nusra Front.
This briefing outlines the findings from Work Package 2 of the Horizon2020 funded MedReset programme.