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Pieter Nanninga @pieternanninga Groningen, The Netherlands

Assist. prof. Middle Eastern Studies @univgroningen | jihadism, media and violence | RT/follow/like ≠ endorsement

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Joined Twitter 3/31/09


al-Furqān media just released a 40 minute audio message by The Islamic State’s new spokesman Abū Hamza al-Qurashī https://t.co/bzDiBO0yZf
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5/28
2020
@zemmelPunk @univgroningen Yes, glad you got the message 😉After receiving his grade (9; out of 10) @trbrtc asked for an appointment to discuss the paper, 'because I'd like t… https://t.co/UowPvsLt4cLook what I just found: a paper on ISIS for my 2014 first year course in Middle Eastern Studies at the… https://t.co/o22hD7KKqx
5/6
2020
ALL #Children , no matter where they are from, should be got out of the hell-hole that is the al-Hol camp in NE… https://t.co/hmaY9VJ7Bt
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5/5
2020
IS made a huge leap in claimed attacks in April compared to prior months in Iraq and Syria: Jan: 88 Feb: 93 Mar:… https://t.co/H2TCGhwF1R
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5/1
2020
Vacancy! I'm looking for a PostDoc to help me study the differences between violent and non-violent extremists, foc… https://t.co/8a0tYKN81B
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4/21
2020
Five PhD scholarships offered by the Graduate School for the Humanities, @FacultyofArtsUG! https://t.co/pmKuYfqfrK
4/10
2020
A must read on mass atrocity violence in #Syria, by Uğur Ümit Üngör (@ugur_umit_ungor): “#Shabbiha: Paramilitary gr… https://t.co/IqTu9sVtPZ
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4/9
2020
Interested in our Master's programme in Middle Eastern Studies? Happy to answer any questions! https://t.co/mOoa6xUVeX
4/2
2020
Off the back of #ISIS's video release from #Syria's Badiya yesterday, @CalibreObscura has put together an excellent… https://t.co/oc3gctgaIc
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4/1
2020
Monstrous work from @azelin. Data-based update on where things stand for #IS today, just over one year on from its… https://t.co/EZKUKbvTy0
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3/30
2020
Check out my new article for @WashInstitute: "A Year Since Baghuz, the Islamic State Is Neither Defeated nor Resurg… https://t.co/wgkL2i102b
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaISIS supporters have argued that the coronavirus pandemic is God’s revenge for “the Baghuz massacre”, as they marke… https://t.co/EJwuEDeBov
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3/25
2020
Full translation of Islamic State editorial this week on #coronavirus pandemic. In short, it is God’s torment. Musl… https://t.co/0siUOBggzV
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3/19
2020
Happy to announce some good news in the midst of all this: we are hiring! We have 2 TT positions on violence & secu… https://t.co/bHDOdPo5wA
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3/17
2020
Thomas Theorem, 1928 https://t.co/IgPkODyM1Z
3/14
2020
And here's a full translation by @ajaltamimi https://t.co/uOQK3DCJc8So here's the Islamic State's take on #Covid_19: wash your hands, cover your mouth when sneezing, rely on God as it… https://t.co/aHNbZvJBiK
3/12
2020
I interviewed an official at @Europol's Internet Referral Unit about what they do, how they continue to fight terro… https://t.co/BAci8XTuQ4
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2/27
2020
@azelin Great - congrats!I took this picture in the Annex, the subcamp for thousands of foreign women and children of the Islamic State in a… https://t.co/gRRq0fnqux
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2/11
2020
At long last, my journal article on how #IS tried (successfully?) to propagandise its way through defeat in #Mosulhttps://t.co/vT7hM83JPl
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2/10
2020
A must read by a great team @charliewinter @CraigAWhiteside @haroro_ingram https://t.co/wnmzppAR7e
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2/7
2020
Article out today: "Accidental ethnographers: the Islamic State’s tribal engagement experiment" in Small Wars and I… https://t.co/ToP6ZAsmGD
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2/3
2020
I’m excited to announce that my book launch @WashInstitute will be on Feb 11 & honored to do it w/@rcallimachi! Y… https://t.co/R38hAfKgoZ
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1/31
2020
Since it's become a tradition, I'll sum up the new statement from the ISIS spokesman although it says almost nothin… https://t.co/efQJ5zZIA8
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe Islamic State releases an audio message by their new spokesman Abū Hamza al-Qurashī https://t.co/rU7hCwhnHT
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1/27
2020
Lessons from the Islamic State’s ‘Milestone’ Texts and Speeches - Haroro J. Ingram (@haroro_ingram), Craig Whitesid… https://t.co/WaB8P0RDej
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1/23
2020
Isis founding member confirmed by spies as group's new leader https://t.co/IOC75osUb3
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1/20
2020
@YVeilleuxLepage that's great, congrats!
1/17
2020
@ShirazMaher @jo_furst Ouch.. Get well soon Shiraz!
1/16
2020
Excited to be part of this as an Associate Fellow. Check it out: great initiative, great researchers! https://t.co/gnVt1NOKjGToday, we’re formally launching @GNET_research, an @ICSR_centre-run academic research network backed by GIFCT (the… https://t.co/pw2A8uWOk2
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1/8
2020
"In the online space, connected to a global brotherhood & sisterhood of like-minded people, (...) they find a home,… https://t.co/oLcTdQagFb
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1/6
2020
Yes we are definitely witnessing an online jihadi renaissance. Not quite at 2012-14 levels, but much higher than 6… https://t.co/0tXtPG0wyH
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1/5
2020
If you're looking for things to read on Qassem Soleimani and his overall importance, here are three that immediatel… https://t.co/wQke57PoSS
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1/3
2019
Russia’s relentless and vicious campaign in NW Syria, where millions of civilians and IDPs live and could be forced… https://t.co/iG7A9Nx502
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12/25
2019
New: a special issue of the JRV on jihadi culture and ideology, which I edited. Great pieces on Azzam's miracle sto… https://t.co/D8ru6tHml8
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaNew: a special issue of the JRV on jihadi culture and ideology, which I edited. Great pieces on Azzam's miracle sto… https://t.co/D8ru6tHml8IS maintains scattered online presence after crackdown https://t.co/mokECdMUZP Again, tell me how that crackdown wo… https://t.co/FFaxel2SKK
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12/20
2019
My new piece for @VICE @motherboard on the personal and group benefits ISIS supporters receive from just trying to… https://t.co/t7GOnBq3Qn
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaNew article out! '“Cleansing the Earth of the Stench of Shirk”: The Islamic State’s Violence as Acts of Purificatio… https://t.co/mvtu9EUgj1
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12/5
2019
For them, conceptions of purity/pollution provide meaning to the violence. As 'acts of purification', violence expr… https://t.co/jP2r7nuQ2gThe paper argues that studying this dimension of IS's violence - and the cultural dimension of jihadi violence in g… https://t.co/Rhigt4JPoMThese acts of violence can be seen as acts of purification; acts that are deemed to purify space, society and the u… https://t.co/gr2RGQCy1vThe paper analyses this dimension of IS's violence by drawing from research on fundamentalism and mass violence. It… https://t.co/bVRPIkSOssThe article examines an aspect of IS's violence that has hardly been addressed until now: its relation to conceptio… https://t.co/49BIDJ5whBNew article out! '“Cleansing the Earth of the Stench of Shirk”: The Islamic State’s Violence as Acts of Purificatio… https://t.co/mvtu9EUgj1
12/4
2019
New by me and @charliewinter for @WiredUK “Having experimented with a host of platforms including rocket chat, Baa… https://t.co/8AyXJV325J
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12/2
2019
Nov 25: “For the time being, for as far as we know, IS is not present on the internet anymore and we will see how f… https://t.co/ynHKOoJ6L8
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12/1
2019
My latest post: translation & analysis of the Islamic State's latest al-Naba' newsletter editorial that comments on… https://t.co/2hL5IZiC22
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11/29
2019
My phone has been banned from @telegram, congrats @Europol! Guess no more @Jihadology_Net. Hope everyone is happy.
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11/28
2019
On this week’s Blog, our Coordinator @galwaygrrl details the necessity for a ‘visual turn’ (i.e. an acknowledgement… https://t.co/DLvrb0BXUC
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11/27
2019
The last 14 days of daily Telegram messages from our archiver. Pretty clear that the Europol campaign of November 2… https://t.co/5bpFKmeYYG
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaTelegram’s statement on the recent takedown of ISIS channels. https://t.co/hgpIXAqgPU
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga1. Now that the dust had settled a bit, some reflections on the recent decimation of #IS on Telegram:
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11/26
2019
A group of Dutch female jihadis and their children have take the Dutch state to court in an effort to force their r… https://t.co/nmHsu1DUNG
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11/11
2019
My latest post: translation and analysis of infographic on 'stations' of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's life according to t… https://t.co/OdEVYxxBCY
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaNew Cambridge Element Islam and Suicide Attacks, by Pieter Nanninga, out now! Read for free for the next 2 weeks at… https://t.co/nbdmrXVncR
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11/7
2019
Free access has been extended until November 18! https://t.co/3yVyvm854X
11/6
2019
Nog twee dagen gratis toegang, mits je minder vredelievende onderwerpen kan verdragen #protip https://t.co/ngijwVtWQ4
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @nrc @NOS Dutch government admits that a Dutch airstrike in Hawija in 2015 killed about 70 people, including civili… https://t.co/29DvQWBIr6
11/4
2019
Check out my latest monstrous project: full translation & analysis of 'Jihad:The Neglected Duty',written by Muhamma… https://t.co/rpKrrSGrdn
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaFascinating details in this report with #Baghdadi's brother-in-law about the hunt to the ISIS leader. Interesting i… https://t.co/Ki9U1XO78Q
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaOn @Jihadology_Net, I’ll have a running update on new official bayat to IS’s new ‘caliph’ Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al… https://t.co/nsv0Pviiix
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11/3
2019
Interesting analysis by @aronlund : How Did the Islamic State Pick Its New Leader? https://t.co/UCt6XziIGi https://t.co/U1IlofdP8e
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaTHREAD: Out of curiosity, for a year I've been recording every attack claimed by ISIS. I marked each one on a map.… https://t.co/kGVBXzLBBj
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe bayah's are rolling in from #IS affiliated media groups (here At-Thabat and Ash-Shaff). It's interesting they i… https://t.co/H3XWOzQwDn
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11/2
2019
For monstrous reference: full translation and analysis of the speech by Islamic State's new spokesman Abu Hamza al-… https://t.co/z2bzWRY1vq
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaISIS names a new caliph and we don’t know what he looks like, what his voice sounds like, where he’s from & really… https://t.co/WQ53ukc8jZ
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaDeze brief van de regering geeft informatie over de twee vrouwelijke syriëgangers die zich hebben gemeld bij de amb… https://t.co/rGrlztL3rC
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaAlmost missed this barb by new ISIS spokesman deriding US for having Trump: “Rejoice not, little America ... Don’t… https://t.co/W8LiG2HegR
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaPretty meager issue of al-Naba’ just dropped. Carries transcript of new IS spokesman’s speech but nothing new about… https://t.co/Cw1PEprMQ1
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Retweeted by Pieter NanningaNew caliph: Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi New spokesman: Abu Hamza al-Qurayshi The message gives almost no information ab… https://t.co/8dLLDQ2kyP
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaISIS audio statement, by new official spokesman Abu Hamza al-Qurashi, confirms deaths of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and A… https://t.co/axptDwyBCL
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10/31
2019
This will be important. Will be interesting to see if it's going to be an acknowledgement that Baghdadi is dead, bu… https://t.co/4hA3qDlKS5
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaSeveral open positions! Looking for a PhD in #security & #globalaffairs, 2 Assistant Professors (security & rule of… https://t.co/kjNYaeZsbT
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10/30
2019
My new article for @ForeignPolicy: "Baghdadi Has Joined the Mount Rushmore of Jihad” https://t.co/KFQd7Skl7e
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga‘Three leading jihadism experts have parsed the #ISIS corpus & produced a fascinating guide through the Caliphate’s… https://t.co/21cBZpwInE
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe notion that we should merely just call ISIS the worst names we can think of and leave it at that would be setti… https://t.co/vSLECkW7Jo
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaMy new piece with @ColinPClarke for @ForeignPolicy "It's not entirely clear how much thought ISIS gave to the issu… https://t.co/QVBZMVGI37
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10/29
2019
There is no better account of Baghdadi’s life out there. ⁦⁦@rcallimachi⁩ even tells us his grades, from grammar sch… https://t.co/7EzarsISMw
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10/28
2019
1. The death of Abu Bakr al-#Baghdadi is a big problem for #IS, but not for the reasons you might think.
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThis is a pretty great @gcaw line: "Finding [Baghdadi] in HTS territory is like finding Derek Jeter hiding out in S… https://t.co/0PIT0TfD2Y
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga1. A few things: the last time analysts/researchers thought about succession to Baghdadi was in July 2017, when rum… https://t.co/nRdpdFqlBM
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaHappy to announce that my Cambridge Element on Islam and Suicide Attacks has been published with @CUPAcademic! A co… https://t.co/Fgcaeii8RZ
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThis video purportedly shows the aftermath of the raid in which Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so-called I… https://t.co/EoLnMr5qpr
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaCNN reporting, based on two government sources, that they believe Baghdadi has been killed in North-WESTERN Syria,… https://t.co/Pk5RwHZsLd
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10/27
2019
Kids born or taken into #ISIS should not pay for the sins of their parents. In #Syria the window to address them &… https://t.co/ipDZzOqORL
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10/26
2019
@maghymul @CUPAcademic Thanks!Happy to announce that my Cambridge Element on Islam and Suicide Attacks has been published with @CUPAcademic! A co… https://t.co/Fgcaeii8RZ
10/25
2019
Er is een nieuwe @mediadoctoren, over de media die terroristen maken. Met @pieternanninga https://t.co/vpi7CxiqHz
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10/22
2019
Podcast! Ik was te gast bij @mediadoctoren, aflevering over 'terroristenmedia' https://t.co/Va6ZQtRiOQ
10/21
2019
Wilayat al-Hawl: 'Remaining' and Incubating the Next Islamic State Generation - Aaron Y. Zelin @azelin),… https://t.co/UoaIdJI25s
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10/19
2019
A Dutch airstrike on an IS weapon depot in Hawija killed at least 70 civilians, according to @nrc and @NOS https://t.co/CstQmWakmuDe Nederlandse ‘precisiebom’ op een wapendepot van IS - zeker 70 burgerdoden (juni 2015) https://t.co/CstQmWakmu
10/18
2019
We are hiring! @ISGA_Hague and @ICCT_TheHague are looking for an Assistant Professor who will combine teaching and… https://t.co/3WttiHonMK
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10/16
2019

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