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Director of Research @CTCWP. Associate Professor @WestPointSOSH. Terrorism, political violence, information. Tweets ≠ USG.

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@Aud_Alexander @ctwp You all put a ton of hard work into it. I'm so glad to see it out. Congrats!Shout out to my @CTWP colleague @Aud_Alexander and co-author Liesbeth van der Heide. Today they released a report w… https://t.co/7tNBE6yChB
6/23
2020
Second, @Aud_Alexander offers an intriguing look at #IS crowdfunding networks in support of women in al-Hol. Those… https://t.co/H0Y0bBytbwFirst, @AmiraJadoon continues her winning streak on insightful research related to #ISK with some excellent data, g… https://t.co/fSmtQTH9Y4My officemates (@AmiraJadoon and @Aud_Alexander) recently released great research products. We have been out of the… https://t.co/3tdCexNLEU
6/11
2020
Who did it better? - Contributions to U.S. national security - Credibility to pass judgement on who is a Marine… https://t.co/cSk4X8g0RC
6/9
2020
We are unfortunately seeing, however, that it can also do a lot of harm through misdirected efforts and/or inaction… https://t.co/iRjzy3lLzeThis is not to suggest that the solutions to the problems currently facing our nation will all come from Washington… https://t.co/kfEkqOQLCAIronic and tragic that when the "few bad apples" were terrorists posing as refugees, the Administration went overbo… https://t.co/bMYpDmOhuB
6/1
2020
@AmiraJadoon @sarahgollust Not your office mates? @Aud_Alexander
4/19
2020
@drdavidmalet @AmericanU @AU_SPA Congrats! A well-deserved recognition of your success as a teacher and scholar.
4/6
2020
@Marshall_Center @CTCWP @WestPointSOSH The pleasure was mine. Thanks for the invite and opportunity to get to know… https://t.co/5v4ZZr3bTo
3/11
2020
Retweeting some great news! I'm humbled to have the chance to work on an interesting project with two colleagues I… https://t.co/9xyDGQSBRQ
3/6
2020
@ginaligon @UNOmaha @u_nebraska Congratulations! So excited to see the work that comes from this.
2/24
2020
@drdavidmalet Thanks again for hosting and providing feedback! Another workshop sounds good to me. I always like to… https://t.co/z8Al4s7dqNOf course, many scholars have written on this issue from a variety of perspectives: @Hegghammer, @BarakMendelsohn,… https://t.co/3WPfG0zd9CA huge thanks to @drdavidmalet, who sponsored a workshop on foreign fighters where lots of great folks provided fee… https://t.co/SzeZP3IZGgTo be clear, 9/11 is an outlier. The point of the article is not to say that foreign fighters will end up carrying… https://t.co/MhVELuRnFy2) It also showed that the time lag between foreign fighting and participating in a plot could be long. Some FFs ma… https://t.co/Q4zvanFw7o1) It illustrated various pathways through which foreign fighters could present a threat more broadly than just for… https://t.co/G3iNUrbTnjThe tragedy of 9/11 always stuck out to me as an interesting case study for looking at the idea of foreign fighters… https://t.co/xcICVrJk4hI know lots is already out on foreign fighters, but this article attempts a unique approach by looking at a specifi… https://t.co/64nMnfFGdE
2/6
2020
@DrMichaelKenney @bryanprice7 As an admirer of the great work you have done, this is high praise. Thanks Michael!
2/5
2020
@ginaligon @bryanprice7 But we certainly didn't say it as well as you did! Thanks for the kind words about our work. @brian_jphillips Thanks Brian! It builds on the great work and data you put together, so credit goes to you. @austincdoctor @bryanprice7 Thanks Austin! @AmiraJadoon @bryanprice7 Thanks Amira! Can't wait to see your work come out. @bryanprice7 The feeling is mutual. Thanks for letting me tag along!The results here are interesting, but we look forward to more work being done on leadership decapitation. For other… https://t.co/S8634WlNMOSo what? Although a “popular” counterterrorism technique, the efficacy of leadership decapitation clearly has limit… https://t.co/uCqsbpN2kVWhy? We argue that highly networked organizations have a deeper talent pool and that leadership responsibilities ar… https://t.co/OrMr5dtMRcThe answer? While leadership decapitation does seem to reduce the lifespan of terrorist groups overall, this effect… https://t.co/swdNQArndsLeadership decapitation is a frequently used counter-terrorism strategy, but does it work against all types of orgs… https://t.co/lxe6RFGXeV
2/4
2019
@FrancVillacampa @CTCWP Gracias por la recomendación y las palabras amables! Esperamos que sea de provecho a los que lo lean. @KristinaKHummel @CTCWP @DonRassler Thanks for all the help in making it a reality!
10/31
2019
@tom_renard It's just one piece of the puzzle. More work to be done! @kassusklay44 Thanks for the kind words. We hope it is useful. @DonRassler @AmarAmarasingam @CTCWP Couldn't agree more with Don. Thanks for the kind words and all the work you do. @Aud_Alexander @DonRassler Thanks Audrey for your feedback and support throughout the process. It was a better product because of you. @CruickshankPaul @CTCWP @DonRassler Thanks Paul. The range of challenges illustrated by this report are many, from… https://t.co/6CZ4AiPxcz @GinaAVale @DonRassler Thanks Gina! @egtewinkel Thanks! Hope it is useful. @azelin @Joana_Cook @DevorahMargolin @Aud_Alexander @MiaMBloom @meredithloken @Drjohnhorgan @Asaadh84https://t.co/5iRpTaWkP8 @MiaMBloom @DavidWellsCT 100% Agree. As we note in the report, inclusion in the registry does not mean they were tr… https://t.co/SsrkexMLwb @tom_renard Great question. We discuss several potential reasons for these low numbers on pp. 15-16 of the report (… https://t.co/n4IVnQN4Td @ginaligon That would be wonderful! Let’s make it happen. @Joana_Cook @DevorahMargolin @Aud_Alexander @MiaMBloom @meredithloken @Drjohnhorgan @Asaadh84 @charliewinterhttps://t.co/PZoy9CCQu5New CTC report release - Minor Misery: What an Islamic State Registry Says about the Challenge of Minors in the Con… https://t.co/45JT3PuQ4X
Retweeted by Daniel MiltonFortunately, there is a large community of people working on related topics. Follow them for more insights:… https://t.co/5TktkMKL3PThird, this data and report are not perfect. To be quite frank, the raw data itself was a bit of a mess. We gave ou… https://t.co/t8kg1y7TxMSecond, it is easy to get wrapped up in the analysis and policy aspects of all that is going on. But working throug… https://t.co/dYsLJsfaDeFirst, a lot of effort, especially in policymaking circles, focuses on the fighters. That needs to happen. However,… https://t.co/FXdrLbA2U6The report, infographic, and executive summary cover all the data and findings, but I just wanted to offer a few pe… https://t.co/Rhc0moPefWAll minors were connected to a male on the payroll of the Islamic State. The overall makeup of the minors was stagg… https://t.co/XmFZmTRoPyVery pleased to announce the release of this @CTCWP report on minors in the Islamic State, co-authored with the est… https://t.co/qArfBSozyV
10/30
2019
A privilege to work w/ @AmiraJadoon to examine the relationship between the shadow economy and terror. In a nutshel… https://t.co/MV0BXhSITw
10/21
2019
@brian_jphillips @MiaMBloom @Ronit_B83 @Victor_Asal @EmyMatesan @BarakMendelsohn @peterjpkrause @eem1101 I'll jump… https://t.co/epoyCLD3xW
10/18
2019
Check out this new article using newly released IS personnel forms. Containing close to 100 fields, these forms pro… https://t.co/oUa2BXAnNY
10/10
2019
Many are rightly saying that the developments in NE Syria will be a boon to IS. The sad thing is that this is only… https://t.co/jjnB62HFts
10/7
2019
@HilaryMatfess and @warnjason's original report on Boko Haram can be found here: https://t.co/opQ4GZe6p1 @UN_CTED released their first analytical brief. The topic: terrorism against soft targets. It contains a shout out… https://t.co/dzqJlizyFi
9/16
2019
Terrorism studies scholars - if you are doing quality work and want to impact a policy audience, please consider th… https://t.co/YYQxGcuC5g
8/20
2019
The provision of military aid is a critical foreign policy tool. But, how does it negatively impact the strategic i… https://t.co/6np2Tjh3VP
6/13
2019
This report is detailed, insightful, and relevant. One would expect nothing less from experts @Asaadh84 and… https://t.co/55HwPnokl5
6/5
2019
Umm Sayyaf chose to marry an AQI member, expressed admiration for AQI, hid AQI fighters, forced Kayla and other cap… https://t.co/3PpI9HZNWCOther captives held with Kayla offer a far more compelling and worthwhile testament to her:… https://t.co/1n4ceUQMh6Kayla Mueller showed tremendous courage in the most terrible of circumstances. Her words and actions remain the gre… https://t.co/inwMQ9mfJS
5/31
2019
@LoBindner @haroro_ingram @CalibreObscura @reed_alastair @DigbyHowis @ICCT_TheHague @intelwire Thanks for the shout… https://t.co/bmh35alqp8
5/13
2019
@RobArter 😳. Marital...definitely marital. Thanks for the catch! Updated graph attached. https://t.co/Z7RZfQ12hX
5/4
2019
Many fantastic scholars are working on this topic. Check out their work for more detailed insights: @Aud_Alexander,… https://t.co/hEMduzhMMRWe also see differences across other factors such as age, education, and the commission of violence. This analysis… https://t.co/WEmFsYUYYFWhile some similarities exist, we find that important distinctions emerge when comparing men and women across ideol… https://t.co/5ZzFuoWGKOGender matters in terrorism studies. Although intuitive, CT/CVE policy doesn’t always account for it. To highlight… https://t.co/36c5TR80O2
5/3
2019
During class yesterday, the questions and comments from cadets were so good I thought, "Wow. These cadets are on fi… https://t.co/shvCfgte1R
4/10
2019
@RTPerson3 @WestPoint_USMA But much less productive.... https://t.co/2g5zQWqrcJ @DrMichaelKenney @DeirdreMcClosk Will Moore assigned Howard Becker's "Writing for Social Scientists" in one of the… https://t.co/4OCbDg2HGW
4/3
2019
@RebekahDowd19 Here are a couple of places to look: @APerliger's article in Security Studies - How Democracies Resp… https://t.co/AuJLZtj7MJ
3/21
2019
The shift to smaller group forums, the increased use of encryption, and the facilitation of "easy" communication ac… https://t.co/fuc88iTCod
3/7
2019
In all the research/policy focus on the future of IS, the issue of stateless children does not come up nearly enoug… https://t.co/KLURm89H9b
2/12
2018
How long does IS propaganda remain online? An intriguing analysis of two pieces of IS propaganda that shows the dur… https://t.co/mdsZ2ffywp
12/5
2018
@CTCWP is proud to release this excellent and relevant report. Interested in Islamic State - Khorasan? Read it.… https://t.co/UI5aS1vyv1
12/3
2018
As someone who has had the honor of reading this upcoming @CTCWP report by @AmiraJadoon, I can safely (and with onl… https://t.co/L5nYpOhT9T
11/30
2018
3) Finally, as recent events around the world have highlighted, this conversation needs to be about more than just… https://t.co/S5yHHG8hOH2) I'm all for engaging in the fight against terrorist content online, but policymakers need to seriously think abo… https://t.co/kccI1gemOBIs IS content still online? Yes. Can we do more? Yes. https://t.co/UbbyNdzzMD However... 1) Self-radicalization… https://t.co/QBUkglRVmj
11/7
2018
US policymakers, however, have been discouragingly unengaged and ineffective at designing or even considering solut… https://t.co/sWwIkjc7f7Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have attacked these problems as aggressively as they could under… https://t.co/D7dq77aT86However, despite the rhetoric, terrorism inspired by the ideologies of the violent far right (and left) is not new… https://t.co/Zy0PgtUCEfThe POTUS has, through his divisive, targeted, and at times misinformed rhetoric, created safer space for and excit… https://t.co/gwMzzv8FKDEveryone who has studied terrorism around the world knows that such acts do not occur independent of politics (broa… https://t.co/bV0hlv8ru0These acts were acts of domestic terrorism. Full stop. Quick points: (1) “Domestic terrorism” and “hate crime” are… https://t.co/AF2DTqwDmxThread to follow with some thoughts on the letter-bombing campaign and, most tragically, the shooting in Pittsburgh… https://t.co/mUhPiuOllB
10/29
2018
Very (very) excited for this upcoming report by @CTCWP's @AmiraJadoon. If you are interested in ISK, terror network… https://t.co/jCAR7syewp
10/17
2018
@AmiraJadoon I can hardly see anything other than the computer screens. Why is it so dark in your office?
10/4
2018
@AmiraJadoon @APerliger Thanks for the kind words!In this article in the latest issue of @DACJournal, @APerliger and I take a look at the factors that influence bila… https://t.co/P9ci69zavg
10/3
2018
If you lack evidence, move for an investigation. If you prevent one, there will be a lack of evidence. If you co… https://t.co/gI2i3Qf9ao
9/28
2018
@Victor_Asal @APerliger Thanks for sharing it!
9/23
2018
Why do countries cooperate when fighting terrorism? @APerliger and I tackle this question with newly collected data… https://t.co/zCrGhe8FWs
9/22
2018
I could watch this on a loop for a long time. Incredible grab, strong throw, great stretch, and an admiring Bote. https://t.co/XyfwPl8L6K
9/12
2018

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