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Charlie Winter

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Report

25 May 2016
89

Overview

Today, jihadism is at once more globalised and closer to home than ever before. In seeking to explore how Islamic State has been able to attract tens of thousands of fighters from as many as 86 states across the world, the media...

Audio interview

25 May 2016
62

Overview

Melbourne teenager Jake Bilardi left his suburban home in August 2014 to join Islamic State. He died last year during a suicide attack in the Iraqi city of Ramadi. He was 18.

Jake was one of the youngest people ever recruited...

Report

6 Oct 2015
215

Foreword

The menace presented by Islamic State’s (IS) self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’ is uniquely challenging on a number of levels. Tactically, its military operations demand lateral thinking, since the group exists as a nebulous, swarming network constantly seeking to expand its reach. Strategically, too, it...

Report

1 Jul 2015
611

This paper dismantles the self-described Islamic State's brand into its constituent narratives and the various target audiences into their composite parts.

Executive summary

The following report sheds light on the strategic motivations of, and implications to, Islamic State’s media operation. By analysing...

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