The Loopcast

The Loopcast

Podcast series covering various topics in security and technology

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May 13, 2022 109 min

Emmi discusses narrative design and extremism.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Jared Holt discusses the political right and it's relationship to extremist ideologies.

You can check out Jared's profile and investigative work here and his writing and podcast here.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Jessica Davis discusses how terrorists finance themselves and their respective organizations.

You can check out Jessica's works here: newsletter, "Financing the Toronto 18," and Illicit Money: Financing Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century (Amazon | Lynne Rienner Publishers).

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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April 21, 2022 134 min

Zach Dorfman discusses the modern intelligence world.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Deeba Shadnia and Arthur Bradley discuss their paper "The Threat of Terrorist and Violent Extremist Operated Websites."

Please make sure to check out Tech Against Terrorism's podcast and newsletter.

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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March 24, 2022 68 min

Amanda Moore discusses her year in the MAGA Milieu.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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March 19, 2022 53 min

Sara Aniano discusses The Trucker Convoy.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Stuart Wexler discusses his book "America's Secret Jihad: The Hidden History of Religious Terrorism in the United States." (Amazon | BookShop)

Parts of the conversation today drew from Stuart's book "Killing King: Racial Terrorists, James Earl Ray, and the Plot to Assassinate Martin Luther King Jr" (Amazon | BookShop) and article "The Roots of American Anti-Semitism."

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Jon Lewis and Bennett Clifford discuss "This is the Afterman: Assessing Domestic Violent Extremism One Year After the Capital Siege."

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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February 9, 2022 72 min

February 8, 2022

Mark Juergensmeyer discusses the intersection of religion and violence.

You can read Mark's blog here.

The books that formed the basis for this conversation are listed below.

"Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence" (Amazon | Bookshop)

"God at War: A Meditation on Religion and Warfare" (Amazon | Bookshop)

"When God Stops Fighting: How Religious Violence Ends" (A...

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February 5, 2022 49 min

Dr. Jason Warner discusses his latest book "The Islamic State in Africa: The Emergence, Evolution, and Future of the Next Jihadist Battlefront."

You can purchase a copy from BookShop.org, Amazon, or directly from the publisher.

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Matt Kriner and Jon Lewis discuss their article "The Oath Keepers and Their Role in the January 6 Insurrection."

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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We discuss extremism and cults with Sarah Hightower.

Please consider supporting Sarah's work by contributing to her Patreon which you can find here.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

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Emmi and Alex discuss GamerGate.

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Marc-André Argentino discusses the challenges of collecting, curating, and analyzing primary material from extremist spaces. 

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

If you have enjoyed listening to The Loopcast please consider making a donation to the show through our Patreon. We greatly appreciate it.

 

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November 23, 2021 42 min

Kathleen Belew discusses the legacy and influence of Louis Beam on the modern white supremacy movement. 

Check out Kathleen's book "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America" which serves as the background for this conversation. (BookShop.org)

Make sure to pick up "A Field Guide to White Supremacy" edited by Kathleen and Ramon Gutierrez. (BookShop.org

The interview today was cond...

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November 13, 2021 81 min

Amanda Rogers discusses the legacy and influence of Tom Metzger on the modern white supremacy movement. 

Please consider becoming a contributor to Amanda's Patreon.

Please read "Dismantling White Supremacist Infiltration of the Military and Law Enforcement" which served as a background for this conversation. 

The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefi...

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Matt Taylor discusses the Christian Identity Movement as an influence on the white nationalist, white supremacy, and white power movement.  Further readings for this conversation can be found below:

"Christian Identity's New Role On The Extreme Right" "American's Secret Jihad: The Hidden History of Religious Terrorism in the United States" (BookShop.org) "Tabernacle of Hate: Seduction into Right-Wing...

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October 18, 2021 56 min

Omar Mohammed and Haroro Ingram discuss their podcast "Mosul and the Islamic State."

The podcast is part of the George Washington University's Program on Extremism.

You can follow @MosulPodcast for more updates and insight. 

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Dr. Carter Malkasian discusses his latest book "The American War in Afghanistan: A History." You can purchase a copy from Amazon or Bookshop.  We also touched on Carter's previous book on Afghanistan: "War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier." You can purchase a copy from Amazon or Bookshop.  The interview today was conducted by Sina Kashefipour and show is produced by Chelsea Day...

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