The multi-lingual staff at SITE has years of experience in the research and analysis of terrorist networks, including monitoring extremist propaganda, studying trends within online extremist communities, and understanding how these groups and individuals utilize the internet.

The Connectivity between Terrorism, Insurgency, and Civil War

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The recent expansion of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) into Mosul, Tikrit, Tal Afar, and other areas of Iraq has been accompanied by reports of gruesome violence and serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing relevance of terrorism as a tactic. But it also raises a conceptual question: Is ISIS best described as a terrorist group?

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Brazilian Hackers Persist with Operation World Cup

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Brazilian cyber activists have combined efforts under various divisions of the Anonymous hacking collective in protest of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament. The hacking campaign, “Operation World Cup,” also referred to as “Operation Hacking Cup” or “OpMundial2014,” addresses various issues surrounding the effects of the tournament on Brazilians in a grass-roots, decentralized operation.

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Las Vegas Shooters’ Facebook Profiles Offer Insight into Motive

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The Facebook pages of Jared Miller and Amanda Woodruff Miller, who conducted a shooting spree that killed two police officers and an innocent civilian in Las Vegas, Nevada, provide significant insight into the reasons the led the couple to carry out the violent act.

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Militia Forum Concerned about Violence Following Bundy Ranch Showdown

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In response to the actions taken in in Nevada by the US government’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), members of a militia forum have generated multiple threads that called for the support of the Bundy Ranch and action from the Nevada militia.

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