History

The International Observatory on Terrorism Studies (OIET) is aware of the essential role that knowledge and the dissemination of history plays in understanding the past and in stopping such serious violations of human rights and terrorism from taking place again.
20/10/2015
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Daesh tries to gain the support of Islamic public opinion using images of knifes attacks in Israel

Daesh public communication apparatus have launched since last Sunday eight audiovisual campaigns. After 22 months and more than 900 audiovisual campaigns, it is the first time ISIS encourage to commit terrorist attacks against the state of Israel.
05/10/2015
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Daesh threats to the United States and Obama using a child armed with a grenade launcher

This is the first audiovisual campaign in which, this year, the terrorist group directly threaten Obama and the United States.
02/10/2015

Basques vs Spaniards: an invented conflict

The secular conflict between Basques and Spaniards was invented, which constitutes the main characteristic of the political culture of ETA and Basque radical nationalism.
01/10/2015
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Daesh increases and personalizes its audiovisual propaganda

Only in September, the terrorist organization has released 84 campaigns, a 68% more than in August, 2015.
30/09/2015
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Daesh se extiende en Yemén con la creación de su cuarta infraestructura (ulaia) en en el Golfo Adén

El Daesh ha hecho público hace unas horas la creación de una nueva región (ulaia) bajo su control en el Golfo de Adén (Yemen). Se trata de […]
28/09/2015
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On social media, ISIS uses modern cultural images to spread anti-modern values

ISIS has established a new kind of terrorism, using marketing for making terror popular, desirable, and imitable