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The Loopcast

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Series covering various national security topics and issues

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Series covering various national security topics and issues

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The Loopcast

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Series covering various national security topics and issues

Rank #1: A Discussion on Organized Crime and Terrorist Financing

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Chip Poncy of the Financial Integrity Network discusses organized crime and terrorist financing.

Dec 02 2015
1 hour
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Rank #2: Vanguard of the Imam

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A discussion with Afshon Ostovar on his new book Vanguard of the Imam: Religion, Politics, and Iran's Revolutionary Guards.  

Apr 26 2016
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #3: South Sudan

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Lesley Anne Warner (@lesley_warner) discusses South Sudan with The Loopcast (@theloopcast) including history, focus in US foreign policy, and the involvement of regional players particularly Uganda.Be sure to check out Lesley's work: her blog, "Musevani plays peacemaker by day and combatant by night in South Sudan", and "Armed Group Amnesty and Military Group Integration in South Sudan"  

Feb 10 2014
47 mins
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Rank #4: Discussing the newly declared Islamic State

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J.M. Berger discusses the newly declared Islamic State. Check out J.M.'s work here.

Jul 12 2014
53 mins
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Rank #5: Neutralizing the Violent Jihadist Pull

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Yaya Fanusie, the director of analysis for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance (@FDD_CSIF), discusses his article "How to Neutralize the Jihadist Pull."   Yaya has a podcast "Rhythm of Wisdom" which can be found on Soundcloud and other podcast platforms. It is definitely worth your time and a listen.    The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Aug 22 2017
1 hour
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Rank #6: All Jihad is Local: a Look at Foreign Fighter Data

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Nate Rosenblatt discusses his recent study with us, All Jihad is Local: What ISIS' Files Tell Us About It's Fighters.

Jul 26 2016
46 mins
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Rank #7: The Virtual 'Caliphate': A Look at ISIS's propaganda strategy with Charlie Winter

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Charlie Winter of the Quilliam Foundation discusses his paper The Virtual 'Caliphate': Understanding Islamic State's Propaganda StrategyYou can read more about Charlie and some of his publications here.You can also view the #NotAnotherBrother video that Charlie refers to in our discussion, here.

Aug 05 2015
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #8: Women and Boko Haram

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Hilary Matfess discusses women and Boko Haram.   Some of Hilary's work can be found below: The Wives of Boko Haram: The women who willingly married militants Joint article with Dr. Mia Bloom: Women as Symbols and Swords in Boko Haram's Terror   'Bad Blood' (a report that Hilary mentioned in the talk).    

Jan 20 2017
51 mins
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Rank #9: Syria's Christians

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Aymenn al-Tamimi (@ajaltamimi) discusses Syria's Christians in terms of historic scope and current involvement in the Syrian Civil War. Make sure to check out Aymenn's latest articles: "Christian militia and political dynamics in Syria" and "The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham's dhimmi pact for the Christians of Raqqa province"If you liked this interview and want to support The Loopcast please make sure to check us out on Twitter and/or pick something up from our Amazon store.

Mar 06 2014
45 mins
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Rank #10: ISIS Propaganda Towards Women

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Louisa Tarras-Wahlberg discusses ISIS propaganda towards women.   You can read her paper and analysis here: Seven Promises of ISIS to its Female Recruits Promises of Paradise: IS Propaganda towards Women

Jan 30 2017
39 mins
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Rank #11: Documenting the Virtual ‘Caliphate’: A Continued Look at IS/ISIS Propaganda with Charlie Winter

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Charlie Winter continues his research on Islamic State (IS/ISIS) propaganda and discusses his newest paper Documenting the Virtual 'Caliphate'.Here's his recent BBC News article which was also mentioned in the show: Fishing and Ultraviolence

Oct 15 2015
54 mins
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Rank #12: Iran Protests II

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Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies Professor Ariane Tabatabai discusses the recent Iran Protests.  The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Jan 06 2018
42 mins
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Rank #13: Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Boko Haram: The Case for a Regional Strategy

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Julia Mcquaid discusses CNA Corporation's Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Boko Haram: The Case for a Regional Strategy

Mar 26 2015
40 mins
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Rank #14: Discussing HFT with Haim Bodek

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The Loopcast (@theloopcast) discusses high-frequency trading with Haim Bodek (@HaimBodek). If you are interested in the issue of high-frequency trading, please check out Haim's work which is featured here. 

Mar 03 2014
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #15: The linkages between the wars in Syria and Iraq

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Aymenn Al-Tamimi discusses the ways the wars in Syria and Iraq are linked

Jul 10 2014
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #16: Evolving Terror: The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses his new paper "Evolving Terror: The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa [PDF]." The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour. If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Apr 03 2018
42 mins
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Rank #17: An Update on the Recent Developments of Boko Haram

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Jacob Zenn provides us with an update on the recent developments of Boko Haram, as well as the Chibok Girls. You can read Jacob's recent article, which compliments this discussion, here: Boko Haram: Abu Musab al-Barnawi's Leadership Coup and Offensive in Niger

Aug 25 2016
37 mins
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Rank #18: Understanding the investigation of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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The Loopcast (@TheLoopcast) sat down with seasoned aviator Herb Carmen (@HerbCarmen) to discuss the investigation into and science of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Mar 21 2014
55 mins
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Rank #19: Discussing the Legacy of Counter Insurgency with David Kilcullen

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David Kilcullen discusses the legacy of counter insurgency on the United States' national security policy and strategy. His latest book is "Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism."   The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.   If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

Sep 29 2017
56 mins
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Rank #20: A look into North Korea

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Greg Scarlatiou, executive director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea discusses the history, politics, and humans right situation in North Korea. If you are interested in this topic please consider following the Committee on twitter and/or visit their website.  Don't forget to shop at the Loopcast Amazon store!

Mar 23 2014
1 hour 12 mins
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