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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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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

The Zainabiyoun Brigade: A Pakistani Shiite Militia Amid the Syrian Conflict

May 27, 2016

Since the outbreak of Syrian Civil War in 2011, a plethora of violent Islamist groups have surfaced in various parts of the country, some fighting for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, and many fighting against it. According...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa, Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran

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May 27, 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban Moves Quickly to Name New Leader

Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was killed in a US drone strike early on May 21, a move that might have initiated the Taliban’s second leadership crisis in less than a...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa, Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Boko Haram: Two Years on Shekau and Buhari Still Face Pressure Over the Chibok Schoolgirls

May 16, 2016

The two-year anniversary of Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 250 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria passed on April 13, 2016. Evidently, international interest in the Chibok kidnapping has waned. Even after CNN aired...

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

Radical Change: The Impact of Islamic State on Tunisia

May 16, 2016

Since the March 2015 release of Islamic State’s (IS) “Tunis for us and not for the apostates” video, there has been a significant increase in the level of jihadist violence in Tunisia. Much of this has been driven by IS, which...

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

BRIEFS

May 16, 2016

Nigeria: Another Small Victory Against Boko Haram

According to reports this month, Nigerian troops uncovered a Boko Haram bomb-making factory near the border town of Ngala, Borno State, Nigeria. Army spokesman Sani Kukasheka...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Africa, West Africa, Southeast Asia, Home Page

BRIEFS

January 22, 2016

AL-SHABAAB ATTACK KEEPS PRESSURE ON KENYAN MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT

On January 15, the Somali militant group al-Shabaab carried out one of its most significant attacks on the forces of the African Union Mission to Somalia...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa

Moscow-Rome Axis Over Syria and Libya

December 17, 2015

Converging interests are prompting Italy and Russia to forge an informal partnership to deal with the Syrian conflict and the Libyan civil war, which are among the most pressing security challenges facing the international...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Western Europe, Russia, Middle East, Syria, Africa, North Africa

ENI’s Gas Discovery in Egypt Puts Pressure on Italian-Russian Energy Ties

September 16, 2015

The discovery of a world-class supergiant gas field in the waters off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast by Italian state-owned energy producer ENI is another step forward in Italy’s attempt to become an energy hub in southern Europe....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Energy, Foreign Policy, Africa, North Africa, Europe, Western Europe, Russia

Spain’s African Exclave of Ceuta: Mainstay of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean?

September 2, 2015

On August 5, 2015, four Russian warships—the missile cruiser Moskva, the escort ship Pytlivy, the large sea tanker Ivan Bubnov and Shakhtyor, a rescue tug—docked at the Mediterranean port of Ceuta, a Spanish exclave in North...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Western Europe, Russia, Africa, North Africa

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

May 27, 2016 05:52 PM

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...


Cat: Home Page, Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Energy, Africa, North Africa
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East Africa

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Jahba East Africa: Islamic State Alters the Dynamic of Somalia’s Conflict

April 29, 2016 05:04 PM

With the emergence of a group in Somaliland calling itself Jahba East Africa, it appears Islamic State (IS) is becoming an independent entity in Somalia’s insurgency. This development will likely...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, East Africa, Iraq, Syria
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West Africa

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Boko Haram: Two Years on Shekau and Buhari Still Face Pressure Over the Chibok Schoolgirls

May 16, 2016 12:52 PM

The two-year anniversary of Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 250 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria passed on April 13, 2016. Evidently, international interest in the Chibok kidnapping...


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

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The Rise of ADF-NALU in Central Africa and Its Connections with al-Shabaab

January 9, 2015 02:01 PM

A series of massacres in eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the last three months underline the resurgence of a little known Islamist militant organization, the Alliance of...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, East Africa, Southern Africa
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