The Combating Terrorism Center published its latest major report, Communication Breakdown: Unraveling the Islamic State’s Media Efforts, on 10 October. Written by CTC Director of Research Dr. Daniel Milton, the report analyzes the Islamic State’s media activities by examining a small number of declassified documents captured from the group’s predecessors as well as over 9,000 Islamic State official media products. The report offers detailed insight into the group’s messaging and what it reveals about the its strengths, weaknesses, and struggles.

The full report is available here.

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