Foreign Policy Essay
Virtual Caliphate Rebooted: The Islamic State’s Evolving Online Strategy
Charlie Winter, Jade Parker Sun, Jan 7, 2018, 10:00 AM
Editor’s Note: The Islamic State’s territorial expansion and burgeoning online presence seemed to rise together. As the group lost territory, however, its online presence evolved. Jade Parker and Charlie Winter, two leading analysts of the Islamic State’s propaganda machine, describe how the group’s propaganda production has changed in the post-Caliphate era and how we can prepare for the next round.