ISIS and Social Media 1 – Hour

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Course Description

This course covers violent radicalization in the context of the Islamic State Group alternatively called ISIS, ISIL and DAESH. It looks at the genesis of this group on social media, the process of recruitment of men and women into the group from their own social media postings, and attempts made to counter their influence online by the State Department, U.S. military forces and NGO’s. This UNCLASSIFIED presentation will examine the role that social media plays in ISG cyber operations through screenshots of first-person conversations conducted with ISG Foreign Terrorist Fighters from the West (including Europe), as well as their supporters.