Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)

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Sunni Jihadists and the Coronavirus: Staying the Course

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Adam Hoffman’s essay on the Sunni jihadists in the region examines divergent approaches to navigating the crisis among the leading jihadi organizations. This article is part of "The Coronavirus in the Middle East: State and Society in a Time of Crisis".

CHALLENGES POSED BY RETURNING FOREIGN FIGHTERS

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Adam Hoffman and Marta Furlan co-published an article in The Program on Extremism at George Washington University. This article discusses the different challenges posed by the return of foreign ISIS fighters to their home countries and presents a survey of 64 states' responses to their returning foreign fighters.

Jihadi Beheading Videos and their Non-Jihadi Echoes

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Ariel Koch's article illustrates two processes: first, the “mainstreaming” of beheadings among Jihadists, and second, the imitation of this method (decapitation) by individuals motivated by other kinds of extremism