Collaboration with the Islamic State: A Brief Overview

Introduction Collaboration with the Islamic State refers to the cooperation and assistance given by governments, non-state actors, and private individuals to IS during the Syrian Civil War, Iraqi Civil War, and Libyan Civil War. The Islamic State (IS), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Islamic State (ISIL), the Islamic State… Read More


What is Wartime Collaboration?

Introduction Wartime collaboration is cooperation with the enemy against one’s country of citizenship in wartime, and in the words of historian Gerhard Hirschfeld, “is as old as war and the occupation of foreign territory”. The term collaborator dates to the 19th century and was used in France during the Napoleonic Wars. The meaning shifted during… Read More