From the desk of Yaakov Lappin: A Caliphate State of Mind

Yaakov Lappin is a journalist for the Jerusalem Post. His groundbreaking and exclusive coverage of jihadi activity on the Internet has appeared in the London Times, Jerusalem Post, and Ynetnews, among other media outlets. A number of the author’s reports for the London Times focused on an online declaration of war issued by notorious Islamist leaders in Britain six months before the July 7, 2005, London Underground bombings. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. His book, Virtual Caliphate: Exposing the Islamist State on the Internet, was published in 2011. Follow him on Twitter: @YaakovLappin. The dramatic and rapid takeover of large swaths of Iraq … Continue reading From the desk of Yaakov Lappin: A Caliphate State of Mind