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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

Thursday, March 12, 20158:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779...


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To Topple the Throne: Islamic State Sets Its Sights on Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2015 04:38 PM

The meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has since styled itself the Islamic State in an affirmation of its broader aspirations of dominion over a self-declared caliphate beyond the territories where it exercises control, has aggravated the Middle East’s already treacherous geopolitical landscape. Having emerged out of conflict and instability in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State has arguably matched or otherwise exceeded the capabilities of fellow extremist groups such...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Syria, Iraq
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Following the Peshawar School Attack, Pakistan Moves Against Domestic Terrorism

March 6, 2015

The attack by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on the Army Public School in Peshawar on December 16 was a watershed moment in the country’s fight against terrorism. The death of 132 children transcended preconceived boundaries...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Military/Security, Pakistan

Egypt Struggles with Jihadist Challenge in Sinai

March 6, 2015

A series of attacks by the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM) jihadist group against military checkpoints and facilities in northeast Sinai on January 29 killed at least 32 Egyptian soldiers and policemen, making this among the deadliest...

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

BRIEFS

March 6, 2015

KURDISH, IRAQI OFFENSIVES PUT THE SQUEEZE ON THE ISLAMIC STATE’S STRATEGIC LINES OF COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN RAQQA AND MOSUL

James Brandon

Following the Islamic State’s defeat by mainly Kurdish ground forces, backed by U.S.-led...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Brief, Domestic/Social, Iraq, Syria, Western Europe

Islamic State Loots Archaeological Sites for Cash

February 20, 2015

By late 2013, more than 90 percent of Syria’s cultural sites lay in regions affected by fighting and civil unrest, leaving them open to plunder. In addition, regions of Iraq now under the control of the Islamic State militant...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Iraq, Syria

‘Fight Them Until There Is No Fitnah’: The Islamic State’s War With al-Qaeda

February 20, 2015

Recent events have raised fresh questions over the relationship between the Islamic State militant group and al-Qaeda. For instance, militants from the Islamic State and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the group’s...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Terrorism, Domestic/Social, Iraq, Syria

Islamic State Spurs Increased Jihadist Activity in Australia

February 20, 2015

The ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq have had a dramatic effect on the level of jihadist activity in Australia, leading to a rapid increase in the operational tempo of Australia’s counter-terrorism agencies. Their work has...

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

BRIEFS

February 20, 2015

BELGIUM: TRIAL UNCOVERS EUROPE’S FORGOTTEN JIHADISTS

James Brandon

One of Europe’s largest ever Islamism-related anti-terrorism trials concluded on February 11 with the conviction of Fouad Belkacem, the leader of...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Western Europe

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BRIEFS

March 6, 2015 01:39 PM

KURDISH, IRAQI OFFENSIVES PUT THE SQUEEZE ON THE ISLAMIC STATE’S STRATEGIC LINES OF COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN RAQQA AND MOSUL

James Brandon

Following the Islamic State’s defeat by mainly Kurdish...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Brief, Domestic/Social, Iraq, Syria, Western Europe
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Latest Interviews

The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq

May 23, 2007

Maulana Sami ul-Haq is the director and chancellor of Pakistan's famous madrassa, Darul uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak. He has served in this post since the death of his father, Maulana Abdul ul-Haq, the founder of the madrassa,...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Afghanistan's Veteran Jihadi Leader: An Interview with Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad

May 3, 2007

Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad is a former member of the Hizb-e-Islami leadership council, a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Waqad was one of three key anti-Soviet leaders of the mujahideen and served as Hekmatyar's lieutenant. He is...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Violence and Iraq’s Constitutional Referendum: An Interview with Fareed Sabri

January 27, 2006

Fareed Sabri is the spokesman of the Iraqi Islamic Party in the United Kingdom. He also served on the party's leadership council in the late 1990s. This interview was conducted by Terrorism Monitor Editor Mahan Abedin on October...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, Global Terrorism Analysis

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