International Security & Foreign Policy

How to Defeat ISIS on the Ideological Battlefield

Grant Year: 2016


Michael Ryan will research and write a monograph that develops a framework for a global strategy to defeat the Islamic State on the level of ideology. He will collect and analyze the Islamic State’s ideological propaganda materials, identify and analyze the Koranic references and hadiths in these sources, and convene experts to explore approaches to fielding a phased ideological campaign against the Islamic State.

The Jamestown Foundation International Security & Foreign Policy

$158,125