NextGen Voices: The Emni and ISIS's Global Exportation of Terror

In spite of ISIS’s shrinking caliphate, the highly trained members of its external operations branch—the Emni—are growing as the global exporters of ISIS’s terror. They have been attributed to the attacks in Barcelona and Berlin. Though ISIS faces the imminent loss of its headquarters in Raqqa, the Emni offers the infrastructure for ISIS to extend its presence across the globe as a virtual government in exile.

Join the discussion featuring YPFP's Terrorism & Asymmetric Warfare Fellow Jacqueline Sutherland. Combating Terrorism Working Group Chair Ryan Young moderates.

Read Jacqueline's article on the Emni featured in Charged Affairs.


Jacqueline Sutherland is YPFP’s Terrorism and Asymmetric Warfare Fellow. She is a security-focused Senior Analyst at The Chertoff Group and a non-resident counterterrorism fellow at the London-based Asia-Pacific Foundation. Jacqueline has been interviewed as a counterterrorism expert on the BBC, NBC, Fox, and CTV News, is an opinion contributor at the Hill, and has been published in The Huffington Post, The National Interest, Real Clear Defense, and Real Clear World. She holds a MS from The London School of Economics and a BA from Wake Forest University.

Ryan Young is the Chair of the CTWG. He is as an Acting Watch Commander & Intelligence Analyst in the 24/7 Security Operations Center of the World Bank Group (WBG) as a contractor through iJET International. Ryan earned a MS in International Affairs from Florida State University and a BA in Criminology & Criminal Justice from University of Maryland, College Park.



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September 07, 2017 at 7pm - 8pm
International Student House of Washington, DC
1825 R St NW
Washington, DC 20009
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