ISIS

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Jordi Tejel • Feb 8 2020 • Features
Allsopp and van Wilgenburg draw on interviews to provide a detailed and less romanticized account of the emergence, consolidation and crisis of the DAA in Northern Syria.

Islamic State Men and Women Must be Treated the Same

Katelyn Jones • Aug 26 2019 • Articles
Treating men and women ISIS members differently in court not only undermines judicial fairness, it also hinders counterterrorism and threatens security.

Interview – Issac Kfir

E-International Relations • Aug 20 2019 • Features
Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia's counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Securitisation Theory and ISIS

Clara Eroukhmanoff • Jul 16 2019 • Student Features
Through securitisation theory threat magnification that results in certain counterterrorism strategies, which often serve political ends, can be exposed.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Realism and ISIS

Sandrina Antunes and Isabel Camisão • Jun 17 2019 • Student Features
Realism often yields strong results as a tool of analysis, as examing the rise of the Islamic State group in the years after the Iraq invasion demonstrated.

Violent Non-State Actors in the Middle East: Origins and Goals

Christopher P Dallas-Feeney • May 28 2019 • Articles
Violent Non-State Actors are formidable challengers of the legitimacy and security of the existing state system in the Middle East and to those who govern those states.

5 Reasons Why the West Got Islamist Terrorism Wrong

Ayla Göl • Mar 14 2019 • Articles
Essentializing Islam will not help us find a solution to the use of violence by Muslims. On the contrary, it will only impede the understanding of anti-Western terrorism.

International Relations Theory and the ‘Islamic State’

S. Yaqub Ibrahimi • Oct 15 2018 • Articles
Integrating the root causes of the formation of IS in a systematic framework gives an inclusive and representative image of the formation of this organization.

Interview – Gary Kent

E-International Relations • Sep 12 2018 • Features
Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

Interview – Paul Rogers

E-International Relations • May 16 2018 • Features
Professor Paul Rogers discusses the control paradigm, sustainable security and remote warfare, the lessons of the War on Terror and President Trump's security strategy.

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