Caliphate’s modus operandi in foreign affairs

Caliphate’s modus operandi in foreign affairs

The emergence of the Islamic State (IS) can mainly be traced back to two intertwined situations: the political turmoil which followed the demise of Saddam Hussein (2003) and the regional instability caused by the Syrian Civil War (2011). This complex scenario was essentially the “perfect storm” which allowed for IS to emerge and establish a de

Terrorist psychology

Terrorist psychology

Every day we hear about new terrorist attacks that seem to be not only more violent and frequent, but more widespread, dragging everyday millions and millions of innocent and vulnerable people in their dramatic and deadly spiral of terror. How can the leaders of terrorist groups be able to use  psychological and social dynamics of persuasion so