'Comms helped defeat Isis in Iraq', claims government counter-propaganda unit

A successful propaganda offensive waged by comms professionals in the UK and other countries for more than two years helped bring about the defeat of Isis in Iraq, the former head of the Government's Counter Daesh Coalition Communications Cell has claimed, as the Commons Defence Committee announced a new inquiry into the response to Islamist terrorism.

by Jonathan Owen
Isis fighters pose in a propaganda photo released by the organisation (pic credit: Handout / Alamy Stock Photo)
Isis fighters pose in a propaganda photo released by the organisation (pic credit: Handout / Alamy Stock Photo)

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