Originally Published by Left Foot Forward: 23 June 2014. Original linked here.
Erasing extremist content and prosecuting foreign fighters won’t be enough.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the jihadist group that has taken control of large areas of central Iraq in recent weeks, seems to be unstoppable in its advance towards Baghdad. However, the success of ISIS is not confined to the battlefield alone, the group seems to be having almost as much success in the social media sphere as it provides regular Twitter updates on its progress.