This chapter discusses the emergence of ‘Islamic State’ and their application of social media in order to promote their activities. This was integral to the development of IS, which integrated and recorded its message for recruitment and propagation purposes. The chapter also explores how this viewpoint was contested online.
Keywords: Jihad; e-jihad; ‘IS’; Daesh; Radicalisation; Recruitment; Ideology
Chapter. 6163 words. Illustrated.
Subjects: History of Religion
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