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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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Iranian Intervention in Iraq against the Islamic State: Strategy, Tactics and Impact

January 23, 2015 03:07 PM

A deliberately gory June 2014 report on the Shi’a Ahl al-Bayt website, no doubt intended to arouse emotions, shows a photo of the bloodied face of Alireza Moshajari. It describes him as the first of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to have become a “martyr” in defense of the sacred shrine of Karbala against the then Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, now the Islamic State. Karbala, one of the most important Shi’a holy sites, is the battlefield where Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet,...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iran, Iraq
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Al-Shabaab: On the Back Foot but Still Dangerous

January 23, 2015

As the Islamic State and Boko Haram expanded rapidly throughout 2014, gaining territory and power in the Middle East and West Africa respectively, al-Qaeda’s Somali affiliate al-Shabaab was on the back foot, retreating from its...

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

Jihadism in Tunisia: The Growing Threat

January 23, 2015

At the end of December, the Tunisian Interior Ministry reported that during 2014, 23 security force members (mostly soldiers and members of the National Guard) had been killed during the past year by Islamist militants. The...

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

BRIEFS

January 23, 2015

FRANCE ATTACKS UNDERLINE GROWING JIHADIST PRESENCE IN EUROPE

James Brandon

On January 7, two Islamist gunmen launched an attack on the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in central Paris. Having initially...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, France

Operation Inherent Resolve: The War against Islamic State's Oil Network

January 9, 2015

U.S. airstrikes launched on August 23 signaled the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is intended to eliminate the Islamic State terrorist group and the threat it poses to Iraq, Syria, the region and the wider...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Energy, Syria, Iraq

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

January 9, 2015

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 Democratic Forces – National...

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

The Pakistani Taliban after the Peshawar School Attack

January 9, 2015

The dramatic December 16 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar by the Fazlullah faction of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP-F) brought renewed global attention to the TTP, a grouping of more than 40 separate terrorist and...

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

BRIEFS

January 9, 2015

SAUDI ATTACKS UNDERLINE GROWING JIHADIST CHALLENGE

James Brandon

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry said on January 5 that three border guards had been killed in clashes with four attackers near the Iraqi border, close to the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, West Africa, Military/Security, Terrorism, Middle East

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BRIEFS

January 23, 2015 02:45 PM

FRANCE ATTACKS UNDERLINE GROWING JIHADIST PRESENCE IN EUROPE

James Brandon

On January 7, two Islamist gunmen launched an attack on the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, France
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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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