Counterterrorism Through Comedy

CPD Blogger Joseph Braude knows the power of international broadcasting to spur social change. In a video on his YouTube channel, Braude provides a clip from the hit TV show "Selfie," starring comedian Nasser al-Qasabi.

According to Braude, "Some Arab liberals see satire as a means to prosecute jihadists in the court of public opinion," just as al-Qasabi does in this clip by ridiculing ISIS and its tactics.

The full video is available here. To read more about Joseph Braude and his work, check out his piece, "Pushing Back on Russian Disinformation in Arab Countries" at the CPD Blog.

Nasser al-Qasabi versus ISIS


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