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The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point is a national resource for the objective study of terrorism & policy-relevant research. RT≠Endorsement

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Finally, Abu al-Mu'tasim al-Ansari, a 25 year old from Syria notes that he served as a tank commander in the Syrian… https://t.co/YvlYJL4NzEAbu Mahmud al-Kima'I, a 30 year old from Syria, brought some special skills to IS. He stated that his civilian job… https://t.co/CJ4YfkzRTwAbu al-Bara' al-Shamali, a 25 year old from Syria, lists both his sponsor to join IS and his inspiration for jihad… https://t.co/5EGNGacm7JKhalid Bara' al-Sahli, a 32-33 year old mostly likely from the Arabian Peninsula, noted that his inspiration for ji… https://t.co/npVWSZVi3yToday, CTC released 27 long-version, internal IS personnel forms created by IS’s Aleppo province. The forms contain… https://t.co/tfDiwpRcdRHezbollah's "Virtual Entrepreneurs:" How Hezbollah is Using the Internet to Incite Violence in Israel by… https://t.co/057iub0gPjOperation Marksburg: Frontline Field Investigation and the Prosecution of Terrorism by @damspleet of @conflictarm… https://t.co/UssDhMY172Newly Released ISIS Files: Learning from the Islamic State’s Long-Version Personnel Form by @Dr_DMiltonhttps://t.co/bfHoQYeRyxA View from the CT Foxhole: An Interview w/ Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan (@DHSMcAleenan) b… https://t.co/bsOLE0IDXmOur October 2019 Sentinel cover article: "Russia’s Battlefield Success in Syria: Will It Be a Pyrrhic Victory?" By… https://t.co/tbxChcwiH7October Sentinel is out now w/ articles on Russia's military campaign in Syria, newly released ISIS docs, impact of… https://t.co/OqfKHKVrKJ
10/10
2019
In our first #podcast episode @Aud_Alexander, researcher and instructor @CTCWP, discusses how groups like ISIS are… https://t.co/6Qe8X22LoB
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9/30
2019
We are now hearing from @Aud_Alexander of @CTCWP talking about her research on terrorist use of technology, highlig… https://t.co/jlrnsWDOMi
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9/24
2019
Meet CDT Trevor Brenneman, the CTC Cadet of the Month for September. At West Point, CDT Brenneman is an Internation… https://t.co/eTdXmzrmDG
9/19
2019
Our own @Aud_Alexander has just published a thought-provoking piece for @gwupoe’s policy series on ways to prevent… https://t.co/P23VNEPkIO
9/18
2019
U.S. Acting Director of National Intelligence @ODNIgov Joseph Maguire discussed the threat from Tehran proxies and… https://t.co/Rq1PMf00YI
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9/16
2019
Always great to see our research cited ... this @washingtonpost article on Taliban negotiations references a CTC re… https://t.co/OXxfa1XoXH
9/13
2019
@FiskCG_EmerMan Thanks for the nice compliment!The September 2019 issue of CTC Sentinel, the flagship publication of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point… https://t.co/KlCJSrmtQU
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9/11
2019
Very helpful thread from @AmiraJadoon covering the major findings of our research on ISK's leadership losses featu… https://t.co/rQ2Rc2ibTv
Retweeted by CTC at West PointThe Development of Tunisia’s Domestic Counter-Terrorism Finance Capability by Aaron Y. Zelin (@azelin) & Katherine… https://t.co/hohcWoQ8MNRelatives, Redemption, and Rice: Motivations for Joining the Maute Group by Julie Chernov Hwang (@Julie_C_Hwang)… https://t.co/HxW3YwTRKcTaking Aim: Islamic State Khorasan’s Leadership Losses by @AmiraJadoon & @mines_andrew https://t.co/Ix8hjQEY2X https://t.co/vmMAWKm9kIA View from the CT Foxhole: Interview with Joseph Maguire, Acting Director of National Intelligence (@ODNIgov). Int… https://t.co/M9QX6JaauuEighteen Years On: The War on Terror Comes of Age by Daniel Byman (@dbyman) https://t.co/qQThyoa29d https://t.co/SrH0RHAaY7September Sentinel issue is live! Articles about the evolution of the War on Terror, ISK’s leadership losses, Maute… https://t.co/w36MnaztA7
9/10
2019
CTC's former interns do cool stuff! And they also contribute in important ways. If you missed @gwupoe's new report… https://t.co/pR60BbqB6ZAnd another recent article which quotes @AmiraJadoon’s work on ISK. https://t.co/Sajk4Vur29A solid piece of analysis in @ForeignPolicy on the the near-term risks in Afg. https://t.co/1dU8PpzWw9. Cites our p… https://t.co/WV2LLqnVEt
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8/29
2019
New NY Times article - "ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria" - quotes from our recent CTC Sentinel intervi… https://t.co/STZJuDoHxY
8/21
2019
So in Shabaab's new video today, it dedicated an entire section to quoting @warnjason and @ejc5ys's @CTCWP report "… https://t.co/V4J5Vn4p2G
Retweeted by CTC at West PointCTC Sentinel @CTCWP is commissioning articles for the autumn of 2019 & early 2020. Help us set the standard for obj… https://t.co/mAanMDWFx1
8/20
2019
Congratulations to Dr. Assaf Moghadam (@assafmoghadam), a former civilian Assistant Professor in @WestPointSOSH & a… https://t.co/nmE46fLR0q
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8/13
2019
Maduro’s Revolutionary Guards: The Rise of Paramilitarism in Venezuela by @rdayt_ https://t.co/218m2J8GvJ https://t.co/ceMHZ4YuHPReturnee Foreign Fighters from Syria and Iraq: The Kosovan Experience by @bytyqi_kujtim and @Sam_J_Mullinshttps://t.co/hZ6iAzRWBmWestern Balkans Foreign Fighters and Homegrown Jihadis: Trends and Implications by @Shtuni https://t.co/SUS9HW8UCL https://t.co/dJaz4aLZqlCT Foxhole intv w/ Suzanne Raine, former head of the United Kingdom’s Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre by… https://t.co/0FOhxD5PdlIran’s Expanding Militia Army in Iraq: The New Special Groups by @Mikeknightsiraq https://t.co/5Hc89SUxjY https://t.co/wxpvj2gBdjThe August Sentinel is now live. Articles on Iran's expanding militia presence in Iraq, returning foreign fighters… https://t.co/L9Ky6AH3f1
8/8
2019
In our January 2019 issue @macklin_gd looked at the evolution of the extreme right terror threat in the UK: https://t.co/N0WQnthWFs
Retweeted by CTC at West PointIn our May/June 2019 issue @vidhya_ra discussed the challenges in countering right wing extremism: https://t.co/r2WbXed3Ih
Retweeted by CTC at West PointIn our May/June 2019 issue @MitchSilber outlined how "the United States has become a new, emerging focal point of t… https://t.co/HTLO8p6gfZ
Retweeted by CTC at West PointIn our July 2019 issue @macklin_gd provided the most authoritative examination yet of the Christchurch terrorist at… https://t.co/endEPj6r08
Retweeted by CTC at West PointThread: With its apparent nexus to right wing extremism, the El Paso shooting has only further increased concern ov… https://t.co/ctTi0qQIm8
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8/6
2019
We're still looking for interns to work with us in the Combating Terrorism Center (@CTCWP) for the fall semester.… https://t.co/oJbSW0MXCn
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8/1
2019
For the authoritative piece on Hamza bin Ladin see @Ali_H_Soufan's CTC Sentinel profile of the man viewed by some a… https://t.co/AtVbX9zb1H
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7/31
2019
@FPWellman Thanks Fred to you and the rest of your class. A great catch indeed! We can’t wait to work more closely with GEN (R) Votel.For more details see: https://t.co/jEKZ1kWHEfGEN(R) Votel has long been a friend of the CTC, & we know he will help us evolve as an organization & prepare cadet… https://t.co/OCZu9l0RpQMost recently, GEN(R) Votel served as Commander @CENTCOM, & in that role he led a 79-member coalition that successf… https://t.co/6Nj1uoM3NrBig CTC news!! It is an absolute understatement to say that we are thrilled to announce that GEN(R) Joseph L. Votel… https://t.co/O18yXpfrD6
7/25
2019
Come intern with us! Applications for fall internship slots are due 5 August. See below for details. https://t.co/GDCj0u0Ols
7/24
2019
When Terrorists Stay Home: The Evolving Threat to Europe from Frustrated Travelers* https://t.co/dmOqeI7pGr by… https://t.co/7XZz77AC2HFrom Daesh to ‘Diaspora’ II: The Challenges Posed by Women and Minors After the Fall of the Caliphate by @GinaAValehttps://t.co/sNQuogfW5dThe Christchurch Attacks: Livestream Terror in the Viral Video Age https://t.co/Lh47LPFCef by Graham Macklin (… https://t.co/CZy8m9KIceCT Foxhole Interview with Catherine De Bolle, Executive Director, Europol (@Europol) https://t.co/37Z8dLPOAK Interv… https://t.co/cL8Ez9d3yvEast Africa’s Terrorist Triple Helix: The Dusit Hotel Attack and the Historical Evolution of the Jihadi Threat by M… https://t.co/Zu3WkAfBcxIf you missed last Thursday’s release of the July edition of the CTC Sentinel, the issue contains a lot of great co… https://t.co/8aDfm61OEK
7/22
2019
@JcBrisard @p_vanostaeyen @CAT_Centre Thanks for letting us know @JcBrisard We will fix / address the issue, and an… https://t.co/vV3oimTgq9 @GuyVanVlierden Thanks for pointing this issue out. We will work with the author to address / correct https://t.co/UojxlWOZVP @p_vanostaeyen Thanks for letting us know @GuyVanVlierden & @p_vanostaeyen We will let the author know and correct the issue.
7/19
2019
When Terrorists Stay Home: The Evolving Threat to Europe from Frustrated Travelers https://t.co/dmOqeI7pGr by… https://t.co/viofYrfmenFrom Daesh to ‘Diaspora’ II: The Challenges Posed by Women and Minors After the Fall of the Caliphate by @GinaAValehttps://t.co/Wfwb9paV59The Christchurch Attacks: Livestream Terror in the Viral Video Age https://t.co/Lh47LPFCef by Graham Macklin (… https://t.co/RExY3ZCTS7CT Foxhole Interview with Catherine De Bolle, Executive Director, Europol (@Europol) https://t.co/37Z8dLPOAK Interv… https://t.co/Kvqwz15UczEast Africa’s Terrorist Triple Helix: The Dusit Hotel Attack and the Historical Evolution of the Jihadi Threat by M… https://t.co/2zTQ7TpiIBJuly Sentinel is live. Articles about E Africa terror landscape, Christchurch Attacks, challenges posed by IS-affil… https://t.co/2i2VD9kMg3
7/18
2019
Thinking about a career in the terrorism studies field? Apply to be a CTC intern. We are currently accepting applic… https://t.co/YpCNYJQ65l
7/16
2019
CTC in the news. @AJENews article "The brave women fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria" https://t.co/XoaytnbjRd cites… https://t.co/FXTAn8cEg9 @SeamusHughes @selectedwisdom Thanks for sharing this amazing story Clint! #RIPRossPerotWe lost a great American yesterday, & we morn Ross Perot's passing. Ross was an early supporter & critical enabler… https://t.co/ThBdlRMzsZ
7/11
2019
@RTPerson3 @SAGE_News @WestPointSOSH Congrats Rob. This is great news.
6/28
2019
Last week @AmiraJadoon visited Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies where she participated in… https://t.co/GvbbhUx8cF
6/25
2019
@wrightapsu @Dr_DMilton @DonRassler @SocTerRes Thanks for the comment @wrightapsu! Given the various challenges tha… https://t.co/tAkwBtAeaoCTC would like to thank @SocTerRes & the conference organizers @CrexUiO, FFI, @ToreBjorgo, @Hegghammer for putting… https://t.co/trARqyqpeuThe trip also included a visit to Utøya island, a site of the 2011 terrorist attack in 🇳🇴. It was a powerful & info… https://t.co/rIWDmrzAJ3Brian Dodwell, @Dr_DMilton, & @DonRassler presented research at @SocTerRes annual conference in Oslo, Norway, on Ju… https://t.co/epb2KHynWD
6/24
2019
We are thrilled to welcome @nikkipjah and @Aud_Alexander to the @ctcwp team! https://t.co/zEWLQoXI4L
6/18
2019
New Small Wars & Insurgencies article - "Playing Dirty to Survive: the vulnerability of civilian targets within U.S… https://t.co/8oE7kzpu6M
6/13
2019
@nikkipjah @Victor_Asal @JosephKYoung @clary_co @kretheme Big CTC news. We are excited to share that @nikkipjah wil… https://t.co/eZlv0X1m4k
6/12
2019
This report is detailed, insightful, and relevant. One would expect nothing less from experts @Asaadh84 and… https://t.co/55HwPnokl5
Retweeted by CTC at West Point**New CTC report out this morning: @Asaadh84 and @charliewinter examine ISIS' propaganda in the months leading up t… https://t.co/q1jEI3ZRe4
6/5
2019
For those interested in helping the Gonzalez family during this difficult time: https://t.co/PNx0xyPofV
6/4
2019
It is with heavy hearts CTC said goodbye to one of its own - MAJ Agustin Gonzalez, Class of 2019 Downing Scholar, w… https://t.co/YYnQ1UN3nI
6/3
2019
@intelwire @AmarAmarasingam @haroro_ingram @CraigAWhiteside @charliewinter @vidhya_ra @BrianMJenkins @MitchSilber Thanks JM! @JJFForest @MoonshotCVE @CruickshankPaul @AmarAmarasingam @CraigAWhiteside @haroro_ingram @charliewinter @BrianMJenkins Thanks James! @SkinnerPm @CruickshankPaul @haroro_ingram @CraigAWhiteside @charliewinter Thx!The Guerrilla 'Caliph': Speeches that Bookend the Islamic State's 'Caliphate' Era by @haroro_ingramhttps://t.co/ZLTSZC7VXjTerrorist Attacks Against Jewish Targets in the West (2012-2019): The Atlantic Divide Between European and American… https://t.co/wzth18ul32A View from the CT Foxhole: Vidhya Ramalingam (@vidhya_ra), Co-Founder, Moonshot CVE (@MoonshotCVE). Interviewed by… https://t.co/C8xXkZcwaNOptions for Dealing with Islamic State Foreign Fighters Currently Detained in Syria by @BrianMJenkinshttps://t.co/AUWpUtymp1Terrorism on the Teardrop Island: Understanding the Easter 2019 Attacks in Sri Lanka by @AmarAmarasingamhttps://t.co/gNl8sbu6BzMay/June Sentinel is live. Articles on Easter attack in Sri Lanka, options for dealing w IS foreign fighters detain… https://t.co/sqfITxMP2R
5/29
2019
@dbyman Thx Dan. That means a lot coming from you.
5/15
2019
#FDNY First Deputy Commissioner Laura Kavanagh addressed today’s graduates of the joint FDNY and @CTCWP Counterterr… https://t.co/MOzv6iLMC0
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5/5
2019
Many fantastic scholars are working on this topic. Check out their work for more detailed insights: @Aud_Alexander,… https://t.co/hEMduzhMMR
Retweeted by CTC at West PointWe also see differences across other factors such as age, education, and the commission of violence. This analysis… https://t.co/WEmFsYUYYF
Retweeted by CTC at West PointWhile some similarities exist, we find that important distinctions emerge when comparing men and women across ideol… https://t.co/5ZzFuoWGKO
Retweeted by CTC at West PointGender matters in terrorism studies. Although intuitive, CT/CVE policy doesn’t always account for it. To highlight… https://t.co/36c5TR80O2
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5/3
2019
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Milton (@Dr_DMilton) & Dr. Rachel Yon, both of the Combating Terrorism Ctr, on their new… https://t.co/JO7WGRkfD3
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5/2
2019

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