Center for Strategic Communication

A Tale of Two Places – Dabiq and Rumiyah

[ by Charles Cameron — Rumiyah is a city for sure, Dabiq not so much ] . The Islamic State has a new magazine out, and it’s titled Rumiyah, not Dabiq. Here’s the first inside page of the first issue of Dabiq, together with the cover of the first issue of Rumiyah: And...

Brexit: gunpowder, treason and plot?

[ by Charles Cameron — conspiracies in the lead up to Jo Cox’s death and the Brexit referendum ] . Im often told that cunning people behind the scenes run everything according to a plan. Interested if there are any conspiracies re #Brexit — Amil Khan (@Londonstani)...

Blog friend Cheryl Rofer on the Iranian nuke deal

[ by Charles Cameron — and Furnish pwns Sowell ] . First there’s Cheryl Rofer‘s piece on Nuclear Diner, The Iran Framework Agreement: The Good, the Bad, and TBD. Then that gets quoted by Alexander Montgomery in the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage for April 6. And now...

Sanctified payback, blowback

[ by Charles Cameron — so IS is using waterboarding? meditating on copycattism as a jihadist strategy ] . ** Here’s the basic news, from Adam Goldman and Julie Tate, Captives held by Islamic State were waterboarded, in the Washington Post today: At least four...