Freitag, 26.6.2015, 16h

Jessica Stern

ISIS: The Use of Evil as Psychological Warfare

Unlike the Nazis and other perpetrators of mass atrocities, ISIS flaunts its acts of barbarism. In my talk I will consider the possibility that ISIS is perpetrating, and displaying, theatrical acts of barbarism as a form of psychological warfare.

Jessica Stern is a Lecturer on Terrorism at Harvard University, an Advanced Academic Candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis and serves on the Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law. She is the author of Denial: A Memoir of Terror (2010); Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill (2004), and The Ultimate Terrorists (2000).

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