Post Profile






IS propaganda arm weakened by military setbacks: study

The IS group's propaganda machine, largely credited with effectively attracting fresh recruits, has been weakened by military setbacks in Iraq and Syria, a US study said Tuesday. The jihadist group's photo and video dissemination has been cut drastically year over year, research by the West Point military academy's Combating Terrorism Center revealed. While 700 pieces of media were produced by the IS group in August of 2015, numbers began declining late last year, with only 200 put out during the same month in 2016, the researchers said.
read more

share

Related Posts


The Growing Power Of Iranian Proxy Militias In Iraq And Syria Poses Problems For The US

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

The war against jihadists brings unsavoury allies THERE was never any doubting the brutality of Islamic State (IS), the jihadist group that has swept across large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared an Islamic caliphate. Its war ha...

Congress moves toward approving financing for war on Islamic State jihadists

News : The Raw Story

US congressional negotiators late on Tuesday approved an emergency funding package to pay for military operations against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq and Syria, and a vote is expected in the coming days. A plan to train...

A Shocking Number Of Kids Are Fighting And Dying For ISIS

News : Huffington Post

The so-called Islamic State group is recruiting children and sending them to die on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq at an “increasing and unprecedented rate,” according to a new study  of the group’s propaganda. The survey from G...

Saudi police arrest eight suspected jihadist recruiters

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot

Saudi police have arrested eight people in the northwest suspected of recruiting young people to join the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq and Syria, the interior ministry said Tuesday. Police in Tamir, 150 kilometres (100 miles...

Morocco busts jihadist Iraq, Syria recruitment network

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot

The Moroccan interior ministry said on Thursday it has dismantled a network responsible for recruiting jihadists and sending them to fight in Syria and Iraq for the Islamic State group. The cell's members "were preparing to carry ou...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC