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Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy

  • Heritage Foundation 214 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)

Social media has dominated the discourse of recent events in the Muslim world – from the Arab Spring to ISIS’s online recruitment and the recent deadly attack in Manhattan. Yet the roles of social media in these events and the use of the dark web, hacking, and digital attacks are still largely misunderstood. Identifying key trends across the Muslim world, Dr. Haroon Ullah posits what a proper understanding of social media can teach us about regional and international politics and diplomacy.

Event Details

  • Date: November 29, 2017

  • When: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

  • Where: Heritage Foundation, Lehrman Auditorium