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    Isis’s online propaganda outpacing US counter-efforts, ex-officials warn | World news | The Guardian

      • “When these people go online, they needed to be treated like trolls,” Amanullah said, “and we keep feeding the trolls.”

      • it is “impossible for State to know if it’s succeeded or failed at its task”

        • he initiative was inadvertently creating a dialogue of equals between the US and Isis, distracting from Muslim criticisms of Isis that carry more credibility within the Muslim world

          • The “tragedy of the US government’s attempts to engage online”, Amanullah said, is that “there’s nothing these people like more than to see the US government specifically acknowledging and interacting with them online. They turn right around to their followers and say, ‘See? We’re every bit as powerful as we say we are, the US government is proof.’”
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