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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18 September 2020 Dr. Mironova was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article “Islamic State, Defeated U.S. Foe, Still Brims With Cash, Ambition”

6 September 2020 Dr. Mironova was quoted in the Telegraph article “British female ISIL suspects escaping from Syrian detention camps”

3 September 2020 Dr. Mironova published an article with Foreign Policy “Spending the Pandemic in an Iraqi Jail”

19 August 2020 Dr. Mironova published an article with Lawfare “What Foreign Islamic State Women Think About Guilt and Responsibility”

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