An Analysis of ISIS Quarterly Reports: Kill and Conquer

James Foley‘s beheading illustrates ISIS’ ruthlessness; the growing organization’s reports reveal its calculating nature Authors: Adi Kochavi and Matan Gilat Posted: 08/20/14 08:28 EDT Deep Web Reporting By: Amit Weiss and Gilad Shiloach Any doubts about how ruthless and single-minded the Islamic State (commonly referred to as ISIS) had become were dispelled on Tuesday. A…

ISIS in Iraq: Sectarian Tsunami or Regional Rivalry?

Rajeev Agarwal While the US, EU, and Russia were squabbling over the future of Ukraine over the past few months, the West Asia region was in stalemated position with the Syrian crisis nowhere near resolution and a sense of fatigue and frustration setting in throughout the region. Meanwhile, almost unnoticed, Iraq underwent its parliamentary elections…

Unmasked: The smiling chief executioner who dares to bare his face in gruesome videos because he revels in the notoriety of being a Jihadist poster boy

  Shakir Wahiyib appears on camera executing prisoners without disguise The hardline terrorist also interrogates prisoners during his films Videos show him with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades  He is said to be attracting female admirers from across the Middle East Warning: Graphic content By Darren Boyle and Damien Gayle Published: 00:59 GMT, 15 June…