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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


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
They finally tracked down GreenBirds, knew the account was run from Holland but didn’t know any details 👇 Woman ar… https://t.co/Zbe23Fdy8M
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10/15
2019
It’s important to remember that a lot of the time jihadis just have to survive because usually some external factor… https://t.co/BAlbqdn5x9
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaWhat a difference 36 hours makes. Now that the #SAA is deploying to the north, some new thoughts on #IS’s response:
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10/14
2019
Woman inside al-Hol camp tells me: "Kurds are announcing on loudspeaker: 'whatever happens tonight, remain calm a… https://t.co/Gjnl32g3iN
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe @nytimes obtained thousands of previously unheard Russian Air Force communications in Syria. Our investigation… https://t.co/FJGiIApolf
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10/13
2019
We are hiring! @ISGA_Hague is looking for a PhD candidate in the field of terrorism and political violence. Submit… https://t.co/v8b7uVJg3Z
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10/2
2019
1. Update from UN OCHA on situation in al-Hol camp: - population as of Sept 25: 68,600 - 1,230 Syrians and 1,400 t… https://t.co/ycjhZ682Es
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9/30
2019
Is ISIS really ‘100%’ defeated as Trump said? Ask Pieter Nanninga in 'Ask a Scientist!' > https://t.co/ABtq8dDXra https://t.co/zZ1awkS4Jv
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9/25
2019
“I also find that the ongoing trauma of these videos offers a paradoxical relief. After years of reporting on viole… https://t.co/BpcP4oxxQT
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9/24
2019
My new paper for the NATO @STRATCOMCOE, in which I analyse the (d)evolution of the #IS brand between its high in 20… https://t.co/1DolOeXLOP
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9/23
2019
An important piece by ⁦@HannahAllam⁩ on something we don’t talk enough about in this field. Interviews with mysel… https://t.co/PB4NhuC87x
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9/20
2019
@pieternanninga over ‚Islam en geweld‘ op het #letterenfestival @FacultyofArtsUG @univgroningen https://t.co/1w7xaXNeQQ
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9/14
2019
My latest monstrous interview: with a Dutch fighter in Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, in which we discussed many interestin… https://t.co/9jBFEp0tVo
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9/2
2019
On 14 Sept our faculty organizes the #ArtsFestival. Because humanities research matters! Our staff showcases their… https://t.co/9WwXwz6MWI
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga1. This is a must-read by @mck_beth on Al-Hawl camp housing ISIS prisoners. A few key takeaways: https://t.co/Blp5MVz8yF
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8/31
2019
inclusief een mini-lezing van mijzelf over de veelbesproken relatie tussen islam en geweld! https://t.co/Xky1L0E6Qx
8/23
2019
"Behead, burn, crucify, crush": Theorizing the Islamic State’s public displays of violence. Research article by… https://t.co/Nfdf3WHe9F
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8/11
2019
@AmarAmarasingam @alex_corbeil @azelin @charliewinter Nope..
7/30
2019
1 year after our report ‘From Daesh to ‘Diaspora’: Tracing the women & minors of Islamic State’ we provide a global… https://t.co/2AwBOJAQ6y
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7/19
2019
1. I don’t know why people are surprised by a flag being raised in Al-Hol camp. I and others have been saying this… https://t.co/ccwSS7K4Yc
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7/16
2019
Two weeks until the deadline! https://t.co/dFhivYx50E
7/1
2019
.@pieternanninga presents the concept of “purity” in jihadi culture and the #islamicState #STR2019 @SocTerRes https://t.co/s8DCnNJlLI
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6/20
2019
What are you doing tomorrow morning at @SocTerRes's #STR2019? Thrilled to be chairing this panel w/amazing scholars… https://t.co/IDRoeE1API
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6/19
2019
Op naar een kritische benadering van het paradigma van radicalisering. Mijn inleidende lezing tijdens de boekpresen… https://t.co/2fOya57Dnc
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6/16
2019
We're hiring! Associate Professor Middle Eastern Studies (1.0 FTE), prospect of tenured position and promotion to f… https://t.co/8J7gi0P0fB
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6/11
2019
My new report for @CTCWP, coauthored with the great @Asaadh84, dives deep into the operational anatomy of #IS's med… https://t.co/5FaIXxENQ4
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaAttacks in Mozambique and Sri Lanka, expansion into DRC. Is the Islamic State restructuring its organization? I ana… https://t.co/dyGBZnInxT
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6/5
2019
One month after #IS's defeat at #Baghuz, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his second ever appearance on film. This time, h… https://t.co/hVSCmaAZ9L
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5/30
2019
Honored to have the cover article for the May/June edition of the CTC Sentinel by @CTCWP. I take a deep dive into… https://t.co/z6P8OMCLTS
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaJob opening! @UniLeiden is looking for an Assistant Professor specialised in security and the rule of law to join o… https://t.co/SS1kUxwuKY
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5/29
2019
We're hiring! Associate Professor Middle Eastern Studies (1.0 FTE), prospect of tenured position and promotion to f… https://t.co/8J7gi0P0fB
5/23
2019
The entire Islamic State al-Naba' series on the insurgent tactic of temporarily taking control of areas, in 4 parts… https://t.co/WBzAOWQdCI
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5/20
2019
1. Interesting times for ISIS. A quick thread. https://t.co/udR1JRjgO7
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5/15
2019
Important thoughts and observations on researching jihadist propaganda in this great paper by @charliewinter https://t.co/ASLRpqULXM
5/14
2019
Volledig eens met mijn Belgische collega's. Ook voor Nederland: "Het niet onmiddellijk bijstaan van de kinderen in… https://t.co/KJvXUJeNCX
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5/10
2019
I'm editing a special issue of the Journal of Religion and Violence on global jihadism. Deadline for submissions is… https://t.co/MqdKaZoEcZ
5/3
2019
Opportunity for Tenure track professorship in religious studies. Open specialization but preference for Islamic phi… https://t.co/PsBtrYV0gD
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5/1
2019
2) To better understand IS video production amidst its decline in Syria and Iraq, read the Research Paper by… https://t.co/HylIuxePUu
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaA most excellent research paper by @pieternanninga for @ICCT_TheHague : Branding a Caliphate in Decline: The Islam… https://t.co/M4ZYfSdPp9
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @p_vanostaeyen @ICCT_TheHague Thanks Pieter!1. Some short remarks about the al-Baghdadi video: It is evidently meant to boost morale among IS fighters & suppor… https://t.co/o5BuMRXmKu
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4/30
2019
This thread below analyzing today’s Baghdadi interview. Pieter is the best analyst in the biz, working from his exh… https://t.co/C8lwP4OiFm
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga1. Okay, so I have sat and thought for a bit. This is why I think the #Baghdadi video is worth talking about:
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga8/8 Along these lines al-Baghdadi presents himself as someone who is up to date and (still) in charge, visually sym… https://t.co/QEaIgCEn5Y7. Interestingly, his appearance is quite different from al-Zawahiri’s video lectures. Rather, it reminds of Abu Mu… https://t.co/FEr898H6VA6. In addition to these details, the entire staging is interesting – a huge contrast with the 2014 video: first pre… https://t.co/7uFqZYUtDB5. Another interesting feature is the Kalashnikov. As @CalibreObscura pointed out, this is a deliberately chosen sy… https://t.co/HXTy0lSE7U4. I've already seen several jokes about his dyed beard. Yet there's an idea behind it: It illustrates that he is f… https://t.co/3hLJZd7fGz3. Also interesting are the visuals. We've heard al-Baghdadi several times last years, but we hadn't seen him since… https://t.co/mCfqIcY6RG2. After emphasising IS's perseverance in Iraq and Syria, al-Baghdadi emphasises its global power. The statement fi… https://t.co/6Zp1YmkEkr1. Some short remarks about the al-Baghdadi video: It is evidently meant to boost morale among IS fighters & suppor… https://t.co/o5BuMRXmKuA new 18-min. al-Furqan video is out showing a (recent) statement by #IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - his first vi… https://t.co/xWjykjWB3U
4/29
2019
.@Jihadology_Net Articles of the Week – 4/20-4/26 https://t.co/lOM5aKvmLx Featuring @DanWKirkpatrickhttps://t.co/cc94iqlMVZ
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga#IS announces a new video by its most important media group, al-Furqan Media Foundation. This is remarkable: al-Fur… https://t.co/h7T3bxFSLF
4/28
2019
Check out my latest commentary co-written with @charliewinter for @TheAtlantic on the Sri Lanka attacks and the pro… https://t.co/nqP1iJoLGj
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4/27
2019
This is a great piece by @pieternanninga on ISIS video output between 2015-2018 - really insightful to see this com… https://t.co/S3tDbDxMfD
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaInterested in IS media? Gotta follow Pieter.. Guy really knows his shit. https://t.co/fjFImUps5V
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @ToreRHamming Thanks Tore!Must read research by Pieter Nanninga @pieternanninga about videos that has been the core of ISIS media strategy. H… https://t.co/15X4efDgIw
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @Achadpeace @SusanNourAlDeen @SimNasr @ICCT_TheHague Thanks! No, I've no idea what happened to him. Lost touch with him over a year ago
4/25
2019
Read our latest Research Paper by @pieternanninga which argues that the Islamic State’s multi-faceted response to i… https://t.co/houogmUfEA
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaAnalysis: The Islamic State's allegiance videos - https://t.co/wFl97fE1it https://t.co/b8iqoHIxJP
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaHere it is: my overview and analysis of the 772 official Islamic State videos released between July 2015 and June 2… https://t.co/b22zIHEDcA
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaOverview and analysis of the 772 official Islamic State videos released between July 2015 and June 2018… https://t.co/NYGWwo8ChC
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaGreat report by @pieternanninga He analysed the entire corpus of official videos released by the Islamic State bet… https://t.co/W1pUdtksiN
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @SusanNourAlDeen @SimNasr @ICCT_TheHague Many thanks! @Kjell_Anderson Thanks Kjell!Having been waiting for this for ages! Read it - it's great. https://t.co/I755QmULOU
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaGreat report by @pieternanninga on #IS video output - "Branding a Caliphate in Decline: The Islamic State’s Video O… https://t.co/6sDC2rFufr
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @charliewinter thanks mate :)#pt My new paper shows how IS's decline in Iraq and Syria has impacted its video production (see graph), but it als… https://t.co/PrJAwC2g3AHere it is: my overview and analysis of the 772 official Islamic State videos released between July 2015 and June 2… https://t.co/b22zIHEDcA
4/24
2019
As expected, ISIS has just released video of the attackers in #SriLanka giving bayah (oath of allegiance) to Baghda… https://t.co/F6Cb5thYRY
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaBREAKING - #ISIS has now issued an official statement with additional details, claiming responsibility for the… https://t.co/6F023xm4ko
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe Islamic State just claimed Sunday’s attacks in Sri Lanka https://t.co/83bEATQs5U
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4/23
2019
Incredible reporting. Despite the threat that these #IS-affiliated women and children may pose, we cannot ignore th… https://t.co/xxX77z6qEh
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4/12
2019
My biggest project ever: The Islamic State Archives, making my collections of Islamic State internal documents & re… https://t.co/baq9BZWEpV
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4/11
2019
New Closer Blog: De kwestie van de Syriëgangers is meer dan een veiligheidskwestie alleen https://t.co/kiwE5Mbls1
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaThe scale of this https://t.co/E5nV98V3l8
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3/24
2019
The Islamic State announces a new statement by its media channel al-Furqān https://t.co/TSlIc4meM7
Retweeted by Pieter NanningaCrisiscommunicatie Gemeente Utrecht: liveblog schietincident (met nuttige telefoonnummers). Stay safe people https://t.co/SPttld2Puw
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3/18
2019
@trbrtc @ajaltamimi @p_vanostaeyen @ThomasVLinge Thanks Christiaan, great to hear that from a NYT employee :) Congrats, well deserved!My latest for @jihadica: "Divine Test or Divine Punishment? Explaining Islamic State Losses" https://t.co/4sOJlHNbcL
Retweeted by Pieter Nanninga @trbrtc gefeliciteerd! :)1) After being silent on events in #Baghuz for exactly a month (last official IS statement on fighting there came o… https://t.co/eYCkXB3e1Z
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3/12
2019
Baby van Yago R. overleden in Syrisch kamp. Jongetje van 3 weken oud, maakte via vader aanspraak op NL nationalitei… https://t.co/OPSSRai7WU
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3/9
2019
Wow, these photos https://t.co/CO0NtY3RiX
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3/7
2019
"The U.S. drawdown has created the possibility of a worse-case scenario in which the Assad regime takes back nomina… https://t.co/MRGHN1zOkR
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2/22
2019
Long thread on foreign fighter repatriation. The question is immensely complicated, and I do not have a clear answe… https://t.co/MSAGnLnpXV
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2/16
2019
In the eight weeks since Trump stated that #IS had been "defeated" in #Syria, it has claimed 182 separate attacks t… https://t.co/acIV1pRu2D
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2/9
2019
1. SCOOP: Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed, Canadian captured recently by the YPG, is....Abu Ridwan al-Kanadi, the narrat… https://t.co/mknY0TJBXK
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1/16
2019
This is one hell of a thread on ISIS’s hopeless fight to hold on to its last remaining remaining pockets. https://t.co/AFhX0575nn
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1/11
2019
An important overall critique. https://t.co/sWjmPznPny
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1/4
2019
#IS branch in #Kashmir (ISJK) releases magazine Al-Risalah (via Al Burhan Media Center Kashmir) (Could be interest… https://t.co/l5yFgIbDXZ
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1/2
2018
For credible feeds on #IS-related issues, follow, among others @Hegghammer @colebunzel @ToreRHamming @ShirazMaherhttps://t.co/zcyf6NPbqh
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12/29
2018
Another internal document from earlier this year leaked today regarding ideological disputes in Islamic State's med… https://t.co/PwINfCyRG1
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12/26
2018

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