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Episode 11

Episode 11 – Dr. Craig Whiteside – Southsides with Dr. Whiteside 
NPS Students Mike Morris and Brian Pajarillo sit down and have a drink with co-author of The Isis Reader – Dr. Craig Whiteside. This episode was recorded on the 19th of August 2020.   


Dr. Craig Whiteside is an associate professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College as part of the resident program, Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He is a senior associate with NWC’s Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups and a fellow at the International Centre for Counter-terrorism – The Hague’s and the George Washington University’s program on extremism. He is a co-author of “The ISIS Reader” (Hurst/Oxford-2019). He holds a doctorate in political science from Washington State University and is a former U.S. Army officer. 

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Counter-terrorism 
  • Information Operations 
  • Irregular Warfare 


Dr. Whiteside’s Publications:  
Faculty Webpage: 
The ISIS Reader Information: 

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Views expressed in this interview are those of the individuals and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, the US Navy, or the Naval Postgraduate School.