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Resistance and Information Warfare in Mosul and Raqqa: In Darkness, Light


The story of activists who resisted the Islamic State in Mosul and Raqqa reveals new dimensions of resistance activity in two major cities of the former caliphate. Mike Stevens provides a comparison of the experiences of resistance actors in the two cities and suggests lessons applicable to current military ambitions in the sphere of information warfare.BANNER IMAGE: Iraqi soldiers in the Old City of Mosul during the battle for its recapture in 2016. Courtesy of PA Images/Carol Guzy

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