Monthly Archives: April 2016

ISIL’s Global Propaganda Playbook ISIL’s Slogan Baqiya Wa Tatamaddad (Remaining And Expanding)

ISIL’s slogan baqiya wa tatamaddad (remaining and expanding) is more than just a motto. It is an organizational imperative. ISIL’s strength, legitimacy, and viability hinge to a considerable degree on the group’s expansion and foreign fighter recruitment campaigns. Source: ISIL’s … Continue reading

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ISIL’s Global Propaganda Playbook ISIL’s Slogan Baqiya Wa Tatamaddad (Remaining And Expanding)

In every country where ISIL has established a presence, it has drawn on a general propaganda playbook consisting of its most powerful themes and narratives that resonate with its global audience, but ISIL also tailors its message to each new theater. The movement is adept at fitting its narratives to local political and social conditions, and exploiting societal grievances and fault lines. ISIL’s localized messaging helps bolster the group’s legitimacy, fuel recruitment, and amplify (and often exaggerate) its strength in countries where the group is fighting for a foothold.

ISIL’s Global Propaganda Playbook

ISIL’s slogan baqiya wa tatamaddad (remaining and expanding) is more than just a motto. It is an organizational imperative. ISIL’s strength, legitimacy, and viability hinge to a considerable degree on the group’s expansion and foreign fighter recruitment campaigns.
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ISIS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers Countering ISIS

The list includes names, home addresses and email addresses. Some of the information appears to be outdated, according to the source, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly. Source: ISIS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers Countering … Continue reading

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ISIS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers Countering ISIS

Joseph Ax\Reuters A group of hackers linked to Islamic State has posted online a list of thousands of New York residents and urged followers of the militant group to target them, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. … Continue reading

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Iranian state TV broadcast message to recruit kids for Syria war- AkademiPortal

Published on Apr 29, 2016 Iran calls for boys to fight as CHILD SOLDIERS in Syria alongside Assad’s troops: Shocking propaganda video tells youngsters to defend the dictator Iran has released a pro… Source: Iranian state TV broadcast message to … Continue reading

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Iranian state TV broadcast message to recruit kids for Syria war- AkademiPortal

Published on Apr 29, 2016 Iran calls for boys to fight as CHILD SOLDIERS in Syria alongside Assad’s troops: Shocking propaganda video tells youngsters to defend the dictator Iran has released a propaganda video which aims to recruit child soldiers. … Continue reading

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Pentagon to Benghazi panel: Back off

“The department has spent millions of dollars on Benghazi-specific congressional compliance, including reviews by four other committees, which have diligently reviewed the military’s response in particular,” Stephen Hedger, the department’s assistant secretary of Defense for legislative affairs, wrote in a … Continue reading

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Pentagon to Benghazi panel: Back off

RUD TAKALA The Pentagon is sick of a House panel’s demands regarding the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, and sent a letter to the committee Thursday night calling on them to do a better job with their urgent requests for … Continue reading

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Counter-ISIL Operations and Middle East Strategy

So based on what Carter and Dunford said, the Islamic State is in trouble — but there is currently nobody willing and able to commit a large-enough force to finish the job. On the diplomatic side, it doesn’t look like … Continue reading

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Counter-ISIL Operations and Middle East Strategy

So based on what Carter and Dunford said, the Islamic State is in trouble — but there is currently nobody willing and able to commit a large-enough force to finish the job. On the diplomatic side, it doesn’t look like anyone is going to coax Assad out of power anytime soon. Continue reading

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