Aaron Stein comes on the show to talk about IS networks in Turkey. Some of the topics covered include:
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Andrew Lebovich comes on the show to discuss the various jihadi groups that have been active in Mali over the past few years.
Bernard Rougier comes on the show to discuss Lebanese Sunni jihadism.
Aymenn al-Tamimi comes on the show for an in-depth discussion of the Islamic State’s finances and economic situation.
Lorenzo Vidino and Seamus Hughes come on the show to talk about their new report ISIS in America: From Retweets to Raqqa.
Charles Lister comes back on the show for an in-depth discussion on jihadism in Syria. Some of the topics covered include:
In light of the recent attacks in Paris, Timothy Holman comes on the show to discuss the history of French and Belgian jihadi networks. Some of the topics covered include:
C. Christine Fair comes on the show to talk about Islamism in Bangladesh.
Harun Maruf comes on the show to discuss jihadism in Somalia. Some of the topics covered include:What al-Shabab has been up to since the Westgate Mall attack in Kenya Background on al-Shabab’s leader Ahmad Umar and how he compares with its former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane The state of foreign fighters in Somalia The status of The Islamic State’s efforts in Somalia
Will McCants comes on the show to talk about jihadi governance. The conversation is based on a chapter in his new book The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State. Aaron and Will discussed numerous cases of jihadi groups attempts to govern, including the Islamic State of Iraq, al-Shabab, AQAP, AQIM, Jabhat al-Nusra, and the Islamic State.