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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23 March 2021 Dr. Mironova participated in a discussion on Prospects for ISIS Detainees in Syria and Iraq organized by Middle East Institute.

21 March 2021 Dr. Mironova published an article in Sunday Times “From Russia with blood: the Chechen’s on Putins ‘kill list’”

14 March 2021 Dr. Mironova was quoted in Telegraph article “Shamima Begum seen in Western clothes”

12 March 2021 Dr. Mironova gave a talk to University of Oslo Middle East Center

21 February 2021 Dr. Mironova gave an interview to Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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I was told that speaking many languages is an advantage... looks like it is not true ! “U should go to Central Asia and Balkans to work with #ISIS folks there, but someone who only speaks English would go to Maldives”... and how is it fair ? 🙂

#Alhol corruption-Some ISIS money that were supposed to be paid to women still supporting #ISIS (100-300$ per family)were pocketed by women in charge. It became known when men from Hasaka prison checked (by phone).Now accounting is back in order-> ISIS gets its supporters back 🙂

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