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Akhbar news, 26 March 2021

Australian Broadcasting Company, 21 February 2021

Al Hadath TV (Iraq) Rule of Law in Iraq , 16 December 2020

Rudaw TV (Iraq) “Rule of Law in Iraq“, 10 December 2020

The Times Podcast “Bring Me Home, a series about Shamima Begum“, 25 November 2020

Lawfare Podcast “Detention Questions and the Women of the Islamic State”, 22 September 2020

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

Globe and Mail “Ukraine’s Foreign Legion offers a shot at redemption for fighters from around the globe”, 26 October 2022

BBC World News, 16 October 2022

BBC World News, 25 January 2022

AlJazeera “Syria prison attack shows ISIL ‘absolutely’ growing stronger,” 24 January 2022

WOZ “Wohin mit den Frauen des IS?’, 23 September 2021

Voice of America “Majlis Podcast: Mixed Results For Women Jihadists Brought Back To Kazakhstan“, 4 July 2021

Wall Street Journal “Refugee Camp for Families of Islamic State Fighters Nourishes Insurgency,” 9 June 2021

DR (Danmark) IS-netværk i Europa hjælper med at udsmugle fanger, 15 May 2021

Liberation En Syrie, le cimetière des enfants perdus du «califat», 4 May 2021

SWT (Sweden) Forskare: Föräldralösa barn har blivit hårdvaluta i lägren, 23 March 2021

Telegraph “Shamima Begum seen in Western clothes,” 14 March 2021

Swedish Radio, 20 February 2021

Voice of America “Could Kazakhstan Efforts to Repatriate Foreign Fighters Be a Model?” 15 January 2021

Alaan TV (UAE) Foreign Fighters in Afghanistan, 16 December 2020

Independent “Cryptocurrency and the crumbling caliphate,” 30 November 2020

Daily Mail “The shadowy Islamic State cell looking to free Western jihadi brides,” 29 November 2020

Voice of America “Albanian IS Repatriation From Syria Will Be Long Journey,” 4 November 2020

Swedish TV, 1 November 2020

PRI Radio program The World (“ISIS widows turn to crowdfunding”), 7 October 2020

The Sunday Times “British crowdfunders donate to help Isis brides flee camps in Syria,” 6 October 2020

Wall Street Journal “Islamic State, Defeated U.S. Foe, Still Brims With Cash, Ambition,” 18 September 2020

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)