World Affairs Councils Podcast

Haroon K. Ullah on “Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy”: Cover to Cover Author Series

December 15, 2017
In Digital World War, seasoned diplomat Haroon Ullah, with deep knowledge of Islamist politics and digital innovation, investigates the unprecedented impact of social media on the discourse of recent events in the Muslim World -- from the Arab Spring and its aftermath to ISIS's online recruitment. In this Cover to Cover episode, Ullah discusses the roles of social media in these events and the use of the dark web, hacking, and digital attacks, revealing how political parties, corporations, and governments have learned to exploit digital tools to target and mobilize audiences, to ultimately achieve power and status. This episode was hosted by Jim Falk, President and CEO of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.