This article reviews and analyzes the first English propaganda book published by the Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (ISIS-KP). The article focuses on the main messages conveyed in the book, the accompanying texts, and its language to understand the ISIS-KPs goals embodied in it. The article connects the analysis to the publishing period of the book, several months after the withdrawal of foreign forces and the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan, to gain an innovative perspective on ISIS-KP propaganda in English. Since the ISIS-KP organization began its propaganda in English only in March 2022 apparently, this is the first research that focuses on it.
Ido Raz is a researcher from the Middle East Studies and Arabic departments at Bar Ilan University. His research focuses on Terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan and global trends in the Arab Media. Ido holds an experience in counterterrorism from his service as an officer in the IDF and from a Terrorism research internship in the INSS.