Brian Fishman is a counterterrorism research fellow with the International Security Program at New America, a think tank. He resides in Menlo Park, California.
This interview has been edited lightly.
"The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory" will be published in November. Would you tell us a little bit about it?
For most observers, the Islamic State's declaration of the "Caliphate" in Syria in 2014 came out of nowhere.
Born in the former Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia), Dubravka Ugresic began her career writing children’s television programs and books. In nearly four decades of writing and editing, she has published books on Russian contemporary ...