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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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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

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

BRIEFS

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

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Political Stalemate Heightens Appeal of Religious Extremism for Western Sahara Youth

June 24, 2016 05:27 PM

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....


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa
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June 24, 2016 05:15 PM

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...


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

June 13, 2016 11:42 AM

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...


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

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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...


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