News Media Reports



     “The Middle East is full of ancient, mysterious religious sects. The Islamic State is wiping them out.”
     Gerard Russell,  Washington Post, January 9, 2015.

     “Author’s journey inside ISIS: They’re ‘more dangerous than people realize‘.”
     Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, December 25, 2014

     “Islamic Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters
     Eric Tucker and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press, December 16, 2014

     “Denver Emerges As Model For Countering ISIS Recruiting Tactics”
     Dina Temple-Raston, NPR, December 11, 2014

     “Three American teens, recruited online, are caught trying to join the Islamic State
     Kevin Sullivan, Washington Post, December 8, 2014

     “The Roots of the Islamic State’s Appeal”
     Shadi Hamid, The Atlantic, October 31, 2014

     “Radicalization : Why do Western youth join extremist groups?”
     Marian Scott, Montreal Gazette, October 23, 2014

     “Parents of extremists urged to come out of shadows and help fight radicalization”
     Douglas Quan, Montreal Gazette, October 23, 2013

     “New Freedoms in Tunisia Drive Support for ISIS”
     David Kirkpatrick, New York Times, October 21, 2014

     “Denmark tries a soft-handed approach to returned Islamist fighters
     Anthony Faiola and Souad Mekhennet, Washington Post, October 19, 2014

     “Joining Islamic State is about ‘sex and agression,’ not religion”
     Arie W. Kruglanski, Reuters, October 16, 2014

    “How 2 French girls were lured to jihad online”
     Lori Hinnant, Associated Press, October 10, 2014      online

     “Families torn apart as young Western women join jihadist cause
     Nicholas Vinocur and Pauline Mevel, Reuters, October 9, 2014

     “How to talk to terrorists
     Jonathan Powell, The Guardian, October 7, 2014      aida?CMP=ema_565#comment-41917012

     “American explains why he’s fighting ISIL”
     Sophie Cousins, USA TODAY, October 7, 2014

     “Prominent Muslim Sheik Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence
     Dina Temple-Raston, NPR, September 25, 2014

     “ISIS’ Harsh Brand of Islam Is Rooted in Austere Saudi Creed”
     David Kirkpatrick, New York Times, September 24, 2014

     British Muslims Release Fearless Message to ISIS Members Who Use Religion as an Excuse for Violence 
     Kevin Boyd, Independent Journal Review, September 17, 2014

     “Saudi clerics declare Isis terrorism a ‘heinous crime’ under sharia law
     Ian Black, The Guardian, September 17, 2014

     “The apocalyptic magazine the Islamic State uses to recruit and radicalize foreigners”
     Terrence McCoy, Washington Post, September 16, 2014

     “ISIS Starts Recruiting in Istanbul’s Vulnerable Suburbs”
     Alev Scott and Alexander Christie-Miller, Newsweek, September 12, 2014

     “Why Muslims fare better in America than in Europe
     Economist, September 6, 2014

     “ISIS vs. mainstream Muslims: The media war”
     Daniel Burke, CNN, September 4, 2014

     “It ain’t half hot here, mum: Why and how Westerners go to fight in Syria and Iraq”
     Sarah Birke, The Economist, August 30, 2014

     “Inside the Mind of the Western Jihadist”
     Sohrab Ahmari, Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2014

     “Western military intervention is what ISIS wants”
     Andrea Tornielli, Vatican Insider, August 26, 2014

     “Islamic State Recruits Are Young, Angry And Rebellious, But Are They Actually Religious?
     Jessica Elgot, The Huffington Post, August 22, 2014

     “ISIS Email To Family Of Executed American Journalist James Foley Revealed”
     Andrew Hart, The Huffington Post, August 21, 2014

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