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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


Cat: Event, Military/Security, Cyber, China
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Foreign Assets Under Threat: Is AQIM Preparing an In Amenas-Style Attack?

July 8, 2016

In late May, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed it had attacked an Areva-operated uranium mine in Arlit, northern Niger (Alakhbar, May 24). AQIM attributed the alleged assault to its al-Nasser brigade and said the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, West Africa, Africa, Featured

Kenya Gambles on Closure of Somali Refugee Camp to Halt al-Shabaab Attacks

July 8, 2016

Kenya has announced a plan to close its Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest refugee settlement, hoping such a move will end attacks by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters, who Nairobi has long claimed have infiltrated the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa

Africa: China’s Laboratory for Third World Security Cooperation

July 6, 2016

China’s interests and exposure in Africa have grown exponentially over the past two decades. China became Africa’s largest trading partner in 2009 and continues to hold the lead by a wide margin. China is the largest bilateral...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Africa, West Africa

June 2016 Briefs (Free)

July 1, 2016

Mustafa Sejari: A Rising Star in Northwest Syria’s Militant Opposition

Nicholas A. Heras

The United States military and its coalition allies are working to expand the number of local Arab Sunni armed opposition groups that...

Category: Militant Leadership Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, North Africa, Africa, Middle East, Syria, Home Page

Political Stalemate Heightens Appeal of Religious Extremism for Western Sahara Youth

June 24, 2016

The death from illness on May 31 of the Polisario Front’s long-time leader Mohamed Abdelaziz has brought the exiled Sahrawi independence movement of the Western Sahara to an ideological crossroads. The Polisario nation, known as...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa

BRIEFS

June 24, 2016

JORDAN: SUICIDE ATTACK RAISES FEARS IN SYRIA’S NEIGHBOR

A suicide car bomber killed six members of Jordan’s security forces and injured 14 others at a military post on the border with Syria, close to the al-Rukban refugee camp...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa, Middle East, Syria

The Niger Delta Avengers: A New Threat to Oil Producers in Nigeria

June 13, 2016

Since the start of 2016, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a hitherto unknown group, has claimed responsibility for increasingly frequent attacks on oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta. According to Nigerian Oil Minister Emmanuel...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Energy, Domestic/Social, West Africa, Africa

BRIEFS

June 13, 2016

LIBYA: CLOSING IN ON ISLAMIC STATE’S STRONGHOLD

Libyan forces have had a run of luck against Islamic State (IS) fighters in recent weeks, with two separate militias capturing several towns and closing in on the extremists’...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, Africa, Southern Africa

May 2016 Briefs (Free)

June 2, 2016

ON THE FRONT LINES IN EASTERN LIBYA

Nicholas A. Heras

The international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS) has begun to expand its operations inside Libya in order to contain the growing power of the militant Salafist...

Category: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, Domestic/Social, Africa, North Africa, Featured

Libya’s Economic Crisis: Bringing the Oil Sector Back on Track

May 27, 2016

Getting Libya’s economy back on track is fundamental to the country’s future. With the Government of National Accord (GNA) finally working from inside Libya and Fajez Sarraj in place as the new prime minister, many foreign powers...

Category: Home Page, Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Energy, Africa, North Africa

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June 2016 Briefs (Free)

July 1, 2016 06:28 PM

Mustafa Sejari: A Rising Star in Northwest Syria’s Militant Opposition

Nicholas A. Heras

The United States military and its coalition allies are working to expand the number of local Arab...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, North Africa, Africa, Middle East, Syria, Home Page
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East Africa

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Kenya Gambles on Closure of Somali Refugee Camp to Halt al-Shabaab Attacks

July 8, 2016 04:19 PM

Kenya has announced a plan to close its Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest refugee settlement, hoping such a move will end attacks by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters, who Nairobi has long...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa
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West Africa

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BRIEFS

July 22, 2016 05:05 PM

NICE ATTACK SPOTLIGHTS FRENCH JIHADIST RECRUITER

The Bastille Day terror attack in the French city of Nice, which saw 84 people killed when a Tunisian truck driver ploughed through crowds on the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, West Africa, Europe, France
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Southern Africa

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BRIEFS

June 13, 2016 11:20 AM

LIBYA: CLOSING IN ON ISLAMIC STATE’S STRONGHOLD

Libyan forces have had a run of luck against Islamic State (IS) fighters in recent weeks, with two separate militias capturing several towns and...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, Africa, Southern Africa
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