Report - No30 - 29 July 2016
with contributions from Antonio Missiroli, Jan Joel Andersson, Florence Gaub, Nicu Popescu, John-Joseph Wilkins et al
Both Russia and ISIL/Daesh have engaged in aggressive messaging and deceptive media campaigns, albeit with distinct narratives, targets and audiences. This Report analyses the ‘what’ and the ‘how’: the respective narratives of each actor, their specificities, their few similarities and their numerous differences. The analysis also draws attention to strategic communications efforts undertaken by the EU.