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Strategy, History, & Goals

Ends, ways, and means. Terrorist organizations are familiar with these concepts and the development of strategy too. Over the course of our history the CTC has studied and released reports and articles about terrorist goals and strategy. Browse the content below to learn more.

Major Reports

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Pulling Back the Curtain: An Inside Look at the Islamic State’s Media Organization
Down, but Not Out: An Updated Examination of the Islamic State’s Visual Propaganda
Boko Haram Beyond the Headlines: Analyses of Africa’s Enduring Insurgency
Targeted Terror: The Suicide Bombers of al-Shabaab

Perspectives

Burying the Lede: The Islamic State Downsizes?
An Idea or a Threat? Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir
The Islamic State Returns to Fallujah

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