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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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Testing the Limits: China’s Expanding Role in the South Sudanese Civil War

October 10, 2014

South Sudan relapsed into war on December 15, 2013, primarily due to the power struggle between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. China once again found one of its sizable foreign...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Energy, Economics, Africa, East Africa, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Counterterrorism or Neo-Colonialism? The French Army in Africa

March 6, 2014

France has sent troops in the past year to two former African colonies, Mali and the Central African Republic (CAR). In Mali, the concern was an Islamist terrorist assault on the government, while in the Central African Republic...

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

BRIEFS

March 6, 2014

EGYPTIAN MILITARY OFFENSIVE IN THE SINAI FOLLOWS TOURIST MASSACRE 

Andrew McGregor 

Egyptian security forces have responded to the latest terrorist blow to Egypt’s vital tourism industry with a series of raids that...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Africa

Are Corruption and Tribalism Dooming Somalia’s War on al-Shabaab Extremists?

February 21, 2014

After decades of conflict that have nearly destroyed the nation, Somalia now stands poised to make a final drive with international assistance to shatter the strength of radical al-Qaeda-associated Islamists in central and...

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

BRIEFS

February 21, 2014

SUCCESSFUL OFFENSIVE ESTABLISHES HOUTHI SHIITE MOVEMENT AS A POLITICAL FORCE IN THE NEW YEMEN

Andrew McGregor

Since last October, the Zaydi Shiite Houthis of northern Yemen’s Sa’ada governorate have been involved in...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

Anti-Balaka Militias Target Muslims in the Central African Republic

February 7, 2014

Recent fighting in the resource-rich Central African Republic (CAR) is inflicting a “human disaster” on the country. [1] Nearly one million residents of the country have been displaced, a majority of them from the northwestern...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Africa

Tripoli Battles Shadowy Qaddafists While Tribal Rivals Fight Over Southern Libya

January 23, 2014

Despite living in the midst of some of the world’s most open and sparsely populated spaces, Libya’s southern tribes are engaged in a new round of bitter urban warfare, as snipers, gun-battles and mortar fire take a heavy toll on...

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

BRIEFS

January 23, 2014

SOUTH SUDAN’S TRIBAL “WHITE ARMY” – PART TWO: ARMS AND THE OVERTHROW OF TRADITIONAL ORDER

Andrew McGregor

An unprecedented cattle raid by members of South Sudan’s Murle tribe on the Nuer “holy city” of Wec Deang on January 14,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Brief, Africa, Featured

Northern Cameroon Under Threat from Boko Haram and Séléka Militants

January 9, 2014

The Tenth Parallel North has been described as the “fault line where Islam and Christianity meet and clash.” [1] In Africa, the Tenth Parallel passes west to east through Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, South...

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

Tunisian Extremists Expand Beyond Their Bases in Jebel Chaambi

January 9, 2014

2013 marked the return of terrorism to Tunisia. Since the middle of the year, terrorist incidents have occurred with greater frequency and now pose an alarming threat to the safety of Tunisia. During the first half of 2013, the...

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

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North Africa

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Libya’s Descent into Chaos: Warring Clans and Its Impact on Regional Stability

December 19, 2014 04:13 PM

Since the outbreak of the Libyan revolution in 2011 and the collapse of Mu’ammar Qaddafi’s Jamahiriya (Republic of the Masses), Libya has fallen into a process of constant and ever deeper chaos,...


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East Africa

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Islamist Radicalization: A New Challenge for Kenya

December 5, 2014 12:24 PM

On November 27, the Kenyan government reopened four mosques in Mombasa, which it had shut down the previous week over fears that they were involved in the radicalization and recruitment of local...


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

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Boko Haram, Islamic State and the Archipelago Strategy

December 19, 2014 04:15 PM

This paper will explain how in northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram can be understood as currently operating between the tamkin (authority) and khilafah phases of jihadist methodology, while in northwest...


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Southern Africa

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BRIEFS

April 4, 2014 05:52 PM

NEW REBEL MOVEMENT DECLARED IN NORTHERN MALI

Andrew McGregor

On March 18, a statement issued from the “military base of Hassi Labiad” in the name of the political and military cadres of the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Southern Africa, West Africa
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