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ISIS Online: Countering Terrorist Radicalization & Recruitment on the Internet & Social Media

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-342

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The hearing examined the threat posed by terrorist propaganda and U.S. government efforts to counter it, with a particular focus on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) and other terrorist network’s use of online communications to radicalize and recruit within the United States.  



  • Michael Steinbach
    Executive Assistant Director—National Security Branch
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
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  • George Selim
    Director, Office of Community Partnerships, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    Director, Interagency Task Force on Countering Violent Extremism
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  • Meagen LaGraffe
    Chief of Staff to the Coordinator & Special Envoy, Global Engagement Center
    U.S. Department of State
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