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
21 February 2021 Dr. Mironova gave an interview to Australian Broadcasting Corporation
20 February 2021 Dr. Mironova gave an interview to Swedish Radio
27 January 2021 Dr. Mironova published a Middle East Institute report “The Challenge of Foreign Fighters: Repatriating and Prosecuting ISIS Detainees“
15 January 2021 Dr. Mironova was quoted in the Voice of America article “Could Kazakhstan Efforts to Repatriate Foreign Fighters Be a Model?”
16 December 2020 Dr. Mironova gave an interview to Alaan TV about Foreign Fighters in Afghanistan