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Narrative Landmines: Rumors, Islamist Extremism, and the Struggle for Strategic Influence Daniel Bernardi

Narrative Landmines: Rumors, Islamist Extremism, and the Struggle for Strategic Influence

Daniel Bernardi

Published March 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780813553221
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220 pages
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Narrative Landmines explores how rumors fit into and extend narrative systems and ideologies, particularly in the context of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and extremist insurgencies.a Beyond face-to-face communication, this book also addresses theMoreNarrative Landmines explores how rumors fit into and extend narrative systems and ideologies, particularly in the context of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and extremist insurgencies.a Beyond face-to-face communication, this book also addresses the role of new and social media in the creation and spread of rumors. Its concern is to foster a more sophisticated understanding of how oral and digital cultures work alongside economic, diplomatic, and cultural factors that influence the struggles between states and non-state actors in the proverbial battle of hearts and minds.a By providing fresh data from Singapore, Iraq, and Indonesia, the authors make a compelling argument for understanding rumors in these contexts as OC narrative IEDsOCO, weapons that can aid the extremist cause.a