Center for Strategic Communication

Brief brief: from cost-benefit to apocalypse

[ by Charles Cameron — a bullet train of thought re Daesh from the New Yorker ] . Kenji Goto, friend of Syrians ** George Packer, in Why ISIS Murdered Kenji Goto a couple of days ago, connects a longer distance between ideas faster than the bullet train from Beijing...

Jihad for Dummies

[ by Charles Cameron — as Karl Sharro notes, the Guardian piece “says it all” ] . British jihadis bought 'Islam for Dummies' and 'Koran for dummies' before heading off to Syria. Says it all: http://t.co/sJ1Dp7sNEj — Karl Sharro...

Recruitment, poetry and tears

[ by Charles Cameron — Hegghammer on testing and trusting as precursors to AQ recuitment ] . I’ve been having trouble finding any of the anasheed Ibn Siqilli was posting on his site, many of which have been taken down — but this one, found in a comment of his on...