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The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy & Propaganda

  • Institute of World Politics 1521 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda, co-authored by Christopher C. Harmon and Randall G. Bowdish and published by Brookings Institution Press, is an entirely original study of the strategic communications of violent sub-state actors. The book exposes the surprising range of different media now in use by terrorists, including writing books and setting up television stations. It provides insights, observations, and conclusions reached in 9 case studies of media—of groups as different as secular Iranian dissidents, Islamists of ISIS and Al Qaeda, Filipino Maoists, and Irish militants.

Event Details

  • Date: December 8, 2017

  • When: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

  • Where: The Institute of World Politics