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Reviewing Iran’s Proxies by Region: A Look Toward the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa by Nakissa Jahanbani (… https://t.co/vWqGvKBvxdThe 2017 Manchester Bombing and the British-Libyan Jihadi Nexus by Eran Benedek & Neil Simon (from @cst_uk)… https://t.co/ccwMVrRi5NRemaining and Expanding: The Recovery of Islamic State Operations in Iraq in 2019-2020 by Michael Knights (… https://t.co/EcZs9aXBA0The Controller: How Basil Hassan Launched Islamic State Terror into the Skies by Mette Mayli Albæk (@mettealbaek),… https://t.co/iqfpgaIQpIMay issue of CTC Sentinel is live! Articles on key Islamic State operative Basil Hassan, recovery of the Islamic St… https://t.co/iTVIBshVhOWe're publishing the May issue of CTC Sentinel @CTCWP shortly. It's a must read issue with over 50 pages of importa… https://t.co/1cpQAb3lNN
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5/29
2020
If you are an undergrad student interested in politics and security and looking for a potential publication outlet,… https://t.co/mbcdHGO5Nc
5/28
2020
This new @CTCWP Sentinel @Mikeknightsiraq @AlexMello02 metrics study on ISIS's resurgence in Iraq is a massive wake… https://t.co/x8fXLSLeak
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5/27
2020
They write: "A new analysis of attack metrics from the past 18 months paints a picture of an Islamic State insurgen… https://t.co/Ve3jqqDwGjSecond early release from our forthcoming May 2020 Sentinel issue: @mikeknightsiraq & @alexmello02 on the recovery… https://t.co/M3k0RrNueB
5/26
2020
On Memorial Day, we honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. #MemorialDay #HonorThem #ProudToServe https://t.co/rG6wJXncL9
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5/25
2020
The full May 2020 issue of the CTC Sentinel will be released next week - so stay tuned for additional content!22 May is the 3rd anniversary of the Manchester bombing. The following early release Sentinel article “The 2017 Man… https://t.co/X776tq2AsIBig thanks to former Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan for all he did to support the CTC’s Terrorism Studies Min… https://t.co/v6jqwhbBew
5/21
2020
Meet CDT Michael Rudisill, CTC's Cadet of the Month for May 2020. A senior at West Point, CDT Rudisill is majoring… https://t.co/umQmvk3K3j
5/8
2020
If you missed yesterday's release of the April edition of the CTC Sentinel, it is a stellar issue with lots of grea… https://t.co/GqP72mAHIt
4/29
2020
@Dsterms Thanks for the kind words @Dsterms! It is a great piece. @Andrew_Zammit Thanks for your fantastic contribution to this month's issue @Andrew_Zammit! We appreciate you consi… https://t.co/J4NUXgVKQvThe Nexus Between Right-Wing Extremists in the United States and Ukraine by @TimListerCNN https://t.co/UlmrucLq0O https://t.co/jGHLZvIpHmOverblown: Exploring the Gap Between the Fear of Terrorist Recidivism and the Evidence by @tom_renardhttps://t.co/HifKmen4CYA View from the CT Foxhole: Donald Yamamoto, United States Ambassador to Somalia. Interviewed by @warnjasonhttps://t.co/ivdKNfS6ccOperation Silves: Inside the 2017 Islamic State Sydney Plane Plot by @andrew_zammit https://t.co/3tErsQwCKj https://t.co/ZMA49mw1q2April Sentinel is live. Articles about 2017 IS Sydney Plane Plot, Gap Between the Fear of Terrorist Recidivism & th… https://t.co/erS28ZEO92
4/28
2020
Meet CDT Steven Robertson Jr., CTC's Cadet of the Month for April 2020. Steven is studying American Politics and Co… https://t.co/QCxjSfTTxG
4/22
2020
It provides an overview of synthetic biology, additive manufacturing and unmanned aerial systems & then investigate… https://t.co/wM2INmDNlhThe report is a timely primer for policymakers & scientists on emerging technologies in relation to WMD proliferati… https://t.co/J6gtaIzvk9New report out now: Small Groups, Big Weapons: The Nexus of Emerging Technologies and Weapons of Mass Destruction T… https://t.co/NWTz5Ms0SC
4/2
2020
ICYMI, our new report on ISK losses is a central resource for understanding the evolution of the group and counterr… https://t.co/NMCLzlJREZ
3/26
2020
Addressing the Enemy: Al-Shabaab’s PSYOPS Media Warfare by Christopher Anzalone (@IbnSiqilli)… https://t.co/rdntD9FfP5Dollars for Daesh: The Small Financial Footprint of the Islamic State’s American Supporters by Lorenzo Vidino,… https://t.co/x3OfD0cofwThe Pensacola Terrorist Attack: The Enduring Influence of al-Qa`ida and its Affiliates by @ColinPClarkehttps://t.co/W2HvmJpZiTA View from the CT Foxhole: Jonathan Evans, Former Director General, MI5. Interviewed by @raffpantuccihttps://t.co/oWv0feeNjVThe Hanau Terrorist Attack: How Race Hate and Conspiracy Theories Are Fueling Global Far-Right Violence by… https://t.co/DhyVnDlKQYNew Sentinel is live. Articles about Hanau terror attack, Pensacola attack, financial footprint of IS’s American su… https://t.co/hwqgHFZW6e
3/24
2020
If any of you have noticed your retweets of CTC products being a little off today, we are experiencing a technical… https://t.co/SIw30KwlnDISK’s ability to sustain itself will partly be shaped by whether or not it continues to be subjected to consistent,… https://t.co/Ygx5K8dQn3In PAK post 2016, ISK’s total manpower losses declined until 2018 and there was a downward trend in ISK’s # of atta… https://t.co/wT9nY1TTvPAcross all four years, ISK losses in PAK were the highest in Punjab, followed by KPK, and the lowest in Baluchistan… https://t.co/fYyDOuBy18Despite heavy manpower losses in AFG, ISK's total lethality (killed+wounded), lethality per attack, & total # of at… https://t.co/lcQ9aWTtKyAverage losses by targeting tactic: In Afghanistan, the coalition relied heavily on air-ground operations to inflic… https://t.co/enh7l2FHNqReport also tracked ISK's leadership losses: majority of leadership losses in AFG were centered around major coalit… https://t.co/Qo9WATRN4sFig 1.3 (a) graphs the magnitude of ISK’s losses in Afghanistan over a monthly timeline. January 2016, July 2016, A… https://t.co/VCEvtXdCEaKey highlights: ISK incurred the greatest number of losses in 3 core districts of S. Nangarhar (Achin, Deh Bala, &… https://t.co/kt8BKIZgvxA big thanks to everyone who supported this extensive project! We are thankful to @asfandyarmir @CraigAWhitesidehttps://t.co/ITMRURna9mHow have state-led targeting ops altered ISK’s threat & trajectory in AFG & PAK? What is the nature & extent of… https://t.co/59nToVdETE
3/23
2020
@CSS_Zurich Thanks for the highlight! It is most appreciated.
3/20
2020
Meet CDT Adam Kopp, CTC’s Cadet of the month for March 2020. Adam is majoring in American Politics with a minor in… https://t.co/B33srjK7u3
3/19
2020
Stay tuned... releasing this week: CTC's report, "Broken, but Not Defeated," authored by @AmiraJadoon &… https://t.co/Iahnui9DNrOf 31 people in town who were tested, 20 were positive, according to the Westport Weston Public Health District. https://t.co/oL36uFw6yw
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3/17
2020
The blue bars show the total numbers killed & wounded in ISK's attacks. These parallel trends reflect ISK's resilie… https://t.co/D4LRJ0oWN0
Retweeted by CTC at West PointIslamic State #Khorasan recently claimed attacks in AFG on 2/27 and 3/6 - not a surprise. My upcoming @CTCWP report… https://t.co/4FchVmn3uW
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3/9
2020
We are honored that McAleenan is playing this role for us & that our cadets will be able to learn from a senior pra… https://t.co/s5a5cOvpzBMr. McAleenan is providing multiple guest lectures & participating in discussion sessions w cadets in this course,… https://t.co/Og1AsWG7K8The CTC is pleased to announce that the Hon. Kevin K. McAleenan, former Acting Secretary of Homeland Security & Com… https://t.co/HYKzSvBTLv
3/4
2020
The February 2020 @CTCWP Sentinel issue includes this timely and must read piece by @Weissenberg7 @_bCliff on the e… https://t.co/hLn0dhDHAG
Retweeted by CTC at West PointMust read: the new issue of @CTCWP Sentinel includes this deeply researched @afixler examination of the Iran cyber… https://t.co/vDvBbcY21M
Retweeted by CTC at West PointOur new February @CTCWP Sentinel issue includes this must read interview by @warnjason https://t.co/I2SpVE4oVr
Retweeted by CTC at West PointLast November we disrupted channels and groups on Telegram that were promoting Islamic State propaganda. Check out… https://t.co/87aUsuJsgC
Retweeted by CTC at West PointOur February @CTCWP Sentinel cover story by @Levitt_Matt is absolutely essential reading https://t.co/uV4rXMBlFS
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2/28
2020
"Breaking the Walls" Goes Global: The Evolving Threat of Jihadi Prison Assaults and Riots by Bennett Clifford (… https://t.co/bvPxsS01d1The Cyber Threat from Iran after the Death of Soleimani by Annie Fixler (@afixler) https://t.co/IeNlAkywQW https://t.co/IDbnXyLSr4CT Foxhole Interview (#2) with an Official at Europol's EU Internet Referral Unit – Interviewed by @AmarAmarasingam https://t.co/gye2g7qeweCT Foxhole Interview (#1) with Brigadier General Dagvin R.M. Anderson, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command A… https://t.co/ll4XJMKIhr“Fighters Without Borders"—Forecasting New Trends in Iran Threat Network Foreign Operations Tradecraft by… https://t.co/41EaYlqd1sNew Sentinel is Live. Articles on New Trends in Iran Threat Network Foreign Ops, Iran Cyber Threat Post Soleimani,… https://t.co/t0TnjoXh5u
2/27
2020
Interested in what we do and want to contribute? CTC is looking for highly-motivated interns enrolled in MA/BA pr… https://t.co/r9zlQdePDi @Levitt_Matt @KristinaKHummel @CruickshankPaul Thanks Matt! That is nice of you to say. It is always a pleasure to… https://t.co/Ptlnnn0EjO
2/26
2020
Meet CDT Sam Humphries, CTC’s Cadet of the Month for FEB. Sam majors in Mathematical Sciences w a minor in Terroris… https://t.co/RrOuWtLyjC
2/11
2020
Interested in utility of leadership decapitation as a CT strategy, especially in relation to highly networked orgs?… https://t.co/7gueYF316L
2/4
2020
Congrats to all of @GNET_research's new Associate Fellows, including our very own @Aud_Alexander https://t.co/bYaDNnR0cnThanks for visiting and for the guest lecture and other discussions. It was an honor to host you Dr. Cook! https://t.co/PIOpCYLqUE
1/31
2020
Meet Cadet Ian Chambers, CTC’s Cadet of the Month for JAN 2020. Ian majors in American Politics & minors in Terrori… https://t.co/vafPGJ9euj
1/27
2020
JAN Sentinel is live: articles on implications of Soleimani's death for Iranian-backed militias in Iraq & for IRGC-… https://t.co/C1jChJZLM5
Retweeted by CTC at West Point"Soleimani Is Dead: The Road Ahead for Iranian-Backed Militias in Iraq" By Michael Knights @mikeknightsiraq… https://t.co/tkendlwrdt
Retweeted by CTC at West Point"Lessons from the Islamic State’s ‘Milestone’ Texts and Speeches" By Haroro J. Ingram (@haroro_ingram), Craig White… https://t.co/9H8HGMrjaR
Retweeted by CTC at West Point"A View from the CT Foxhole: Rob Saale (@robsaale), Former Director, U.S. Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell" By Seth Loe… https://t.co/2DuJnc6eb5
Retweeted by CTC at West PointAfter Soleimani: What’s Next for Iran’s Quds Force? By Ariane Tabatabai @ArianeTabatabai https://t.co/aissn7vPLc https://t.co/BeBHT1u8Iv
Retweeted by CTC at West PointWhen possible, materials are posted to the CTC’s website, allowing researchers from around the world to access prim… https://t.co/Kdii0nayXbAmong the material released yesterday were documents highlighting the group’s rules for owning slaves, a prohibitio… https://t.co/tfrarALuwYThese 24 documents include never before seen fatwas, letters, and memos issued by various parts of the Islamic Stat… https://t.co/bqrRvuQJQnICYMI. Yesterday in the CTC Sentinel, @GinaAVale wrote an excellent article based on a number of documents picked u… https://t.co/S7LzvLcjexICYMI. Yesterday in the CTC Sentinel, @GinaAVale wrote an article based on a number of documents picked up by US mi… https://t.co/BmvALCXVqb @ArianeTabatabai @CruickshankPaul Thanks for compliment and for contributing @ArianeTabatabai It was an honor to wo… https://t.co/kB60Cr6XOBThread from @GinaAVale on her great new piece for @CTCWP Sentinel https://t.co/94gymdxSvk
Retweeted by CTC at West PointThread by @ArianeTabatabai on her great new article for @CTCWP Sentinel https://t.co/2CeNXqVQac
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1/24
2020
"Piety Is in the Eye of the Bureaucrat: The Islamic State’s Strategy of Civilian Control" By Gina Vale @GinaAValehttps://t.co/K5D9avnxeBAfter Soleimani: What’s Next for Iran’s Quds Force? By Ariane Tabatabai @ArianeTabatabai https://t.co/aissn7vPLc https://t.co/BeBHT1u8Iv"A View from the CT Foxhole: Rob Saale (@robsaale), Former Director, U.S. Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell" By Seth Loe… https://t.co/2DuJnc6eb5"Lessons from the Islamic State’s ‘Milestone’ Texts and Speeches" By Haroro J. Ingram (@haroro_ingram), Craig White… https://t.co/9H8HGMrjaR"Soleimani Is Dead: The Road Ahead for Iranian-Backed Militias in Iraq" By Michael Knights @mikeknightsiraq… https://t.co/tkendlwrdtJAN Sentinel is live: articles on implications of Soleimani's death for Iranian-backed militias in Iraq & for IRGC-… https://t.co/C1jChJZLM5
1/23
2020
We were lucky to have an opportunity to host @Julie_C_Hwang at West Point @CTCWP @WestPointSOSH. The cadets had a u… https://t.co/2kPE3HFvUU
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1/14
2020
What does Soleimani & al-Muhandis strike mean for Iran’s proxy strategy in Iraq & Syria? Read new, essential CTC Pe… https://t.co/UjgHj8x0ya
1/10
2020
@LoBindner @Ali_H_Soufan Thx! @unstadj Thx!For an authoritative examination of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and pro Tehran militias in Iraq see this by… https://t.co/HIMDWTWIwi
Retweeted by CTC at West PointWorth your time from @MitchSilber https://t.co/EJu9nTgVol
Retweeted by CTC at West PointThe most comprehensive and authoritative profile of Qassem Soleimani in @CTCWP Sentinel by @Ali_H_Soufan https://t.co/pJksW2qzO6
Retweeted by CTC at West PointMedia is reporting that Qassem Soleimani has been killed. For context on his life and role see @Ali_H_Soufan's land… https://t.co/KAXfwNl34P
1/3
2019
What are the implications of Iran's expanding Shi'a foreign fighter network? @PhillipSmyth & I examined this issue… https://t.co/DYEqyZI3Rh
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12/31
2019

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