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CPD Research Fellow Ali Fisher offers tools for tackling the complex architecture of multi-hub information networks.

Ali Fisher uses data to dispute the claim that ISIS is on the decline.

Can the U.S. Actually Defeat ISIS?, by Day Donaldson

Challenging ISIS has little to do with decreasing their number of Twitter followers.

Cyber Attacks, by Christiaan Colen

Forget proxy metrics and studying a single Twitter list—this is what Jihadist information dissemination really looks like.

Ali Fisher on ISIS' social media savvy.

Data visualization from the 2015 UK election campaign

Ali Fisher on the diplomatic potential of campaign-related tweets.

Facebook network data visualization

Ali Fisher on how data scientists and public diplomats can work better together.

DARPA Big Data

CPD Blog Contributor Ali Fisher argues that big data can offer big insights for diplomats.