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Flashpoint: Crimea

April 1, 2014 01:30 PM

In the aftermath of the withdrawal of Ukrainian military forces, the security situation in Crimea is still unstable.  Nearly 300,000 Crimean Tatars reside on the strategic Black Sea peninsula,...


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The Libyan Oil Crisis: Social Fragmentation in an Unstable State

April 4, 2014 10:16 PM

In early March, the North-Korean flagged tanker MT Morning Glory reached the eastern port of Es-Sider, one of the three oil ports seized by Ibrahim al-Jadhran’s Cyrenaica Defense Forces. [1] Jadhran’s forces tried to sell oil independently of Tripoli’s control, something that they had threatened to do in the past. The tanker was reportedly loaded with about 234,000 barrels of crude and was able to slip through Libyan naval patrols. Shortly afterwards, U.S. Special Forces boarded and seized the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, North Africa, Global Terrorism Analysis
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From Syria to Sulawesi: Could Mujahideen Indonesia Timor become an ISIS Ally?

April 4, 2014

A schism emerged among Syrian jihadist groups after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri announced on February 3 that al-Qaeda has “no connection” to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) (Daily Times [Lahore], February 13)....

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Southeast Asia, Syria

Indian Investigations Reveal Funding System for Promoting Jihad in Kashmir

April 4, 2014

After pursuing a cross-border money laundering case for several years, Indian investigative agencies have zeroed in on the leadership of the Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and its front charity organization for allegedly...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, India, Pakistan

BRIEFS

April 4, 2014

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 Mouvement national pour la...

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

Congolese Forces Take the Offensive Against Uganda’s ADF-NALU Militants

March 20, 2014

Fresh from a victory over the rebel troops of the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) in the unsettled but resource-rich Nord-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Congolese army has launched an offensive...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, West Africa

Assad's Hurricane: A Profile of the Paramilitary Wing of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party

March 20, 2014

The presence of numerous auxiliary forces fighting alongside the regular Syrian military and security services against the armed opposition to Ba’athist rule is without question. Acting as ancillaries for the Ba’athist regime’s...

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

Iran’s Sunni Baloch Extremists Operating from Bases in Pakistan

March 20, 2014

An Iranian Sunni extremist group operating out of hideouts in southwestern Pakistan, Jaysh al-Adl (JA - Army of Justice), has started to threaten Iran’s security and darken relations between Tehran and Islamabad.

Days after JA...

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

BRIEFS

March 20, 2014

IRAQI PRESIDENT ACCUSES QATAR AND SAUDI ARABIA OF WAGING A TERRORIST WAR AGAINST THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT 

Andrew McGregor

As Iraq descends further into a pattern of intensive sectarian violence and terrorist attacks, Iraqi...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Middle East, Iraq, Brief, Featured

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March 20, 2014 06:52 PM

IRAQI PRESIDENT ACCUSES QATAR AND SAUDI ARABIA OF WAGING A TERRORIST WAR AGAINST THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT 

Andrew McGregor

As Iraq descends further into a pattern of intensive sectarian violence...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Middle East, Iraq, Brief, Featured
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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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