North Caucasus Caucus comes on the show to talk about his recent research trip to Turkey. He and Aaron discussed the evolution of Turkish governmental policy towards jihadis, Turks’ role in jihadi groups and IS in Syria and Turkey, Turkey’s arrest campaign against Jabhat al-Nusra and IS, and more.
This episode also features a #SocialMedia segment covering jihadi social media posts from August 17th to August 31st.
We’re working on a special series on the state of Jihadi Studies, and we need some help from listeners. We’ve conducted interviews with many of the top scholars in the field, and we need some people to volunteer to help transcribe the interviews. If you’re interested in helping please email [email protected] Thanks!