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1 Regional Conflict. Global Impact. ihs.com/conflictmonitor Conflict Monitor A complete OSINT collection and analysis service for Syria and Iraq

2 Monitor, anticipate, and respond to evolving threats Geospatial intelligence and social media monitoring are changing the nature of conflict analysis. The Conflict Monitor from IHS Markit converts high volumes of open-source intelligence into structured geospatial data, mapping the progression of the conflict in Syria and Iraq in unprecedented detail. It also provides tools for analysing the operational activity, capabilities and range of influence of armed actors, and can provide early warning of emerging patterns in complex risk environments. Trusted data and insight from world-class Jane s analysts

3 Helping you find answers to deliver a more robust intelligence product The critical independent perspective provided by Conflict Monitor can help to increase your situational awareness. Our rigorous methodology, which includes reliability scoring for events and sources, ensures you can trust the conclusions you draw from our data and insight. Conflict Monitor supports clients with questions such as: Which Syrian rebel factions are cooperating with Jabhat Fatah al- Sham jihadists, and which factions oppose them? What effect has Russian intervention had on the performance of the Syrian government forces on the battlefield, and how much territory have they retaken? How many Shia militias are operating in Iraq, and which of them are ideologically aligned with Iran? Which Sunni rebel factions are fighting in Turkey s Euphrates Shield coalition, and what does their messaging on social media tell us about their loyalty to Turkey? Helping you make better, more confident decisions

4 Where is the Hay a Tahrir al-sham coalition dominant and where are they active? Recorded activity by Hay a Tahrir al-sham between 28 January and 26 March 2017 Kobane Recorded intensity of Hay a Tahrir al-sham activity Azaz Ma'rea Tal Abyad Aleppo Safirah Islamic State Syrian Government Jisr al-shughour Idlib Saraqib Khanaser Raqqa Iraqi Government Sunni Insurgents Ma'arat al-nu'man Kurdish Forces Latakia Khan Sheikhoun Ithriyah Town of interest Hay a Tahrir al-sham militarily dominant Deir al-zour Hama 0 60km Homs Palmyra Source: Conflict Monitor by IHS Markit BingMaps.com 2017, Microsoft Date Accessed: 30 Mar 2017 Source: IHS Markit / IHS Markit. All rights reserved. Provided as is, without any warranty. This map is not to be reproduced or disseminated and is not to be used nor cited as evidence in connection with any territorial claim. IHS Markit is impartial and not an authority on international boundaries which might be subject to unresolved claims by multiple jurisdictions. Data available from Conflict Monitor: 300+ geocoded events for Hay a Tahrir al-sham reaching back to January Similar data is included for hundreds of pro-government and rebel factions.

5 How widespread is the Islamic State s use of UAVs to drop IEDs? Data available from Conflict Monitor: 85+ geocoded incidents of the Islamic State using UAVs to drop IEDs in Syria and Iraq since January Comprehensive data is available for other weapon types including chemical weapons, MANPADS, ATGMs, VBIEDs, and airstrikes.

6 Islamic State lose almost half their original territory Data available from Conflict Monitor: Interactive control maps in weekly increments reaching back to January 2015, and monthly Islamic State performance assessments since April Data package enables similar assessments for hundreds of pro-government and rebel factions.

7 What is the impact of airstrikes against the Islamic State s oil infrastructure on production and revenue? Data available from Conflict Monitor: Monthly 15-page report on the Islamic State by Jane s experts, drawing on the full data stream pages of archived analysis on Islamic State structure, strategy, finance, messaging, military capabilities, and performance.

8 Conflict Monitor provides you with: Indicator events 135,000+ geocoded indicator events for Iraq and Syria back to 1 January events recorded daily for Syria and Iraq Sourced from Arabic and Kurdish-language news, social media, and HUMINT Armed groups 4,750+ armed factions operating in Iraq and Syria Metadata on leadership, strength, online presence, nationality of foreign fighters, and international backers Social media source ratings 360+ key social media sources rated for value and reliability Control maps High-resolution interactive control maps for Iraq and Syria reaching back to March 2015 in weekly increments Expert analysis Monthly analytic reports focused on Islamic State, including quantitative and qualitative analysis of the group s structure, strategy, capabilities, and relations. 15 pages of new analysis every month plus 300+ pages of archived analysis Contact us today to find out how Conflict Monitor can help you find the answers to your questions. For more information visit: call: AMER: EMEA: +44 (0) APAC: About IHS Markit IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth CU-0417

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