About My Research

International Observatory Human Rights interview “Female Fundamentalists or Misunderstood Mothers”, 17 August 2020

Lawfare Podcast, “What to Do With Detained Islamic State Fighters in Iraq and Syria,” 28 July 2020

Irregular Warfare Podcast, “Nonstate Armed Groups in Syria and Iraq,” 17 July 2020

Janes Terrorism & Insurgency Centre Podcast, “Women in Islamist Militancy”,  10 July 2020

Public Radio Station WHYY (Philadelphia), The Pulse, September 2018

WUCF – Global Perspectives Show (with John Bersia), 6 September 2018

BBC Radio 5 Live (Jane Garvey and Peter Allen Show), 3 September 2017

Anatomy of terror: What makes normal people become extremists?”, The New Scientist, 16 August 2017

“Rebel recruitment”, Belfer Newsletter, Harvard Kennedy School, Spring 2016

“What do you do when war comes to town ?”, PolicyCast, Harvard Kennedy School, 24 February 2016

“Unique survey offers an inside look at a worn-torn country and its people” , Harvard Law Today, 10 April 2015

“Voices of Syria”, Harvard Gazette, 8 April 2015

Quoted in

The Telegraph “British female ISIL suspects escaping from Syrian detention camps,” 8 September 2020

The Sunday Times “Irish Family Missing in ISIS-held Iraq,” 7 August 2020

Voice of America “Recent Turkish Infiltration Raises Security Concerns at Syrian Camp,” 4 August 2020

Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, 29 July 2020

AlMonitor, “Turkey helps Moldovan family escape Islamic State camp in Syria, 18 July 2020

Washington Post, “In Syrian camp for women and children who left ISIS caliphate, a struggle even to register names”, 30 June 2020

NRK (Norway Radio), 7 June 2020

Swedish Radio, 6 June 2020

PRI Radio, 30 March 2020

The Economist, Life After ISIS, 14 November 2017

Lusa, Os novos perigos do combate ao Estado Islâmico sem califado, 11 November 2017 (in Portuguese)

ThinkProgress, “The Kurdish independence vote will have major repercussions for the Middle East”, 15 September 2017

The Atlantic, “Mosul Is Completely Destroyed”, 10 July 2017

Combat Terrorism Exchange, “CTAP interview with Vera Mironova”, Volume 7, #1, 2017

Voice of America“Iraqi Forces Use Drones to Attack IS in Western Mosul”, 10 March 2017

Christian Science Monitor, “How US and Iraqi forces plan to stop Islamic State drones”, 10 March 2017

VICE Motherboard, “The Islamic State Is Pioneering a New Type of Drone Warfare”,  2 February 2017

Associated Press“Islamic State turns to drones to direct suicide car bombers”,  1 February 2017

The New York Times“Papers Offer a Peek at ISIS’ Drones, Lethal and Largely Off-the-Shelf”, 31 January 2017

Hromadske“Арифметика на гранатах: що залишає після себе ІДІЛ у звільненому Мосулі”,  27 November 2016 (in Ukrainian)

Hromadske“Курди відмовляються наступати на ІДІЛ у Мосулі — дослідниця”,  21 October, 2016 (in Ukrainian)

Voice of America“Россия в Сирии помогает Асаду уничтожать население”,  26 September 2016 (in Russian)

Vedomosty, Почему Россия не Сирия” , 10 February 2016 (in Russian)

Washington Post, “Islamic State is no longer so formidable on the battlefield” , 6 February 2016

Novaya Gazeta“Киселев или жизнь? Пять мифов о «катастрофе Европы» из-за наплыва беженцев” ,  22 September 2015 (in Russian)