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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21 November 2022 Dr. Mironova published an article “Ukraine Has a Secret Resistance Operating Behind Russian Lines” in Foreign Policy

26 October 2022 Dr. Mironova was quoted in the Globe and Mail article “Ukraine’s Foreign Legion offers a shot at redemption for fighters from around the globe”

16 October 2022 Dr. Mironova gave an interview to BBC World.

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#Wagner ad recruiting Americans into Wagner “the only country fighting again evil is #Russia” “#America now is not what founding fathers dreamed about”… WTF?

Got copy edits of book 2 (on self governance in post Soviet prisons) &have to submit finial manuscript of book 3 (on Islamist groups in North Caucases). Had to cancel all policy related travel for next two weeks- academic work is still a priority at this stage. I am almost done!

According to Russia propaganda, Prigozin wrote a letter to US Secretary of Treasury asking to open #Wagner office in US. He looks so cheap.. like a tiny dog barking at the elephant to feel self important.

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