Sinan al-Hawat is a Syrian researcher based in London specialised in complex emergencies and humanitarian aid. Sinan holds MSc. in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Sinan has published a number of articles on the political and military conditions in the Middle East.
The concepts of life and death are utilized strategically to contribute to the military effort of IS. Examples from video releases and religious songs shed light on how these concepts are portrayed in IS propaganda.