Battlefields, war-zones, and lecture theaters

Dr. Vera Mironova is a Russian-American academic, scholar, award-winning writer, producer, speaker, research fellow and policy consultant specializing in armed conflict.
She is often referred to as ‘The Frontline Scholar’ due to her experiences embedded with the Iraq Special Operations Forces (ISOF) as they recaptured the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS in 2016-2017, documented in her 2019 book From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists: Human Resources of Non State Armed Groups (Oxford University Press) | READ MORE

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28 July 2020 Dr. Mironova participated in Lawfare Podcast “What to Do With Detained Islamic State Fighters in Iraq and Syria

24 July 2020 Dr. Mironova published a Lawfare report “Iraq’s Broken Justice System for Islamic State Fighters”

18 July 2020 Dr. Mironova was quoted in AlMonitor article “Turkey helps Moldovan family escape Islamic State camp in Syria

17 July 2020 Dr. Mironova participated in Irregular Warfare Podcast.

9 July 2020 Dr. Mironova published a Middle East Institute report “Life inside Syria’s al-Hol camp”

28 June 2020 Dr. Mironova was quoted in Washington Post article “In Syrian camp for women and children who left ISIS caliphate, a struggle even to register names

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