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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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Saudi Security Forces Crack Down on al-Qaeda and Islamic State

October 21, 2014 09:59 AM

A U.S. citizen working for Vinnel Arabia, an American defense contractor, was shot dead and another wounded at a gasoline station in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 14 (Bloomberg Businessweek, October 14). The Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington, D.C. issued a statement identifying the assailant as 25-year-old Abdul Aziz Fahad Abdul Aziz al-Rashid, who has dual Saudi-American citizenship. Initial investigative reports suggest that al-Rashid was dismissed from his job at Vinnel Arabia...


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The Islamic State’s Oil Network

October 10, 2014

The Islamic State, previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been a key focus of global attention for the past several months, becoming the number one terrorist target for the United States and its Western...

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

IS Spokesman Issues Appeal to End the Inter-Jihadist Rivalry

October 10, 2014

On September 29, jihadist media outlet al-Furqan published a message by Abu Muhammad al-Adnani al-Shami, the so-called spokesman of the Islamic State (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – ISIS) and the amir of ISIS in...

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

Pakistan's Anti-India Spy Network Eyes Vital Defense Infrastructure from Sri Lanka

October 10, 2014

India’s intelligence agencies have been investigating an espionage network reportedly run by Pakistan’s external intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), from Sri Lankan soil. The ISI uses legitimate government...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, South Asia, Pakistan, India

BRIEFS

October 10, 2014

REAPPEARANCE OF ‘SLAIN’ DAGESTANI MILITANT DISPROVES FSB CLAIMS

Mairbek Vatchagaev

Practically every month, Moscow boastfully announces that it has killed a leader of one of the territorial branches of the Islamic underground...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Caucasus , Uzbekistan , Syria, Pakistan

Taliban Devise New Strategy in Afghanistan: Territorial Control and War on Afghan Intelligence Headquarters

September 26, 2014

On September 10, 2014, Kunduz province’s police chief, Ghulam Mustafa Mohseni, announced that a longtime Taliban stronghold, the Chahar Dara district of northern Afghanistan, had been cleared of insurgents. Mohseni added that the...

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

Kurdish Stronghold in Eastern Syria Defies Assaults by Islamic State

September 26, 2014

On September 15, the Islamic State, previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), launched a fourth siege on the Syrian city of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab in Arabic), capturing dozens of villages (International...

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

Boko Haram’s Emerging Caliphate in Nigeria: Will Maiduguri Fall?

September 26, 2014

On August 29, several hundred Boko Haram militants stormed the town of Gwoza in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Government buildings were taken over and churches destroyed, while local inhabitants were told that the town will...

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

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BRIEFS

October 10, 2014 03:27 PM

REAPPEARANCE OF ‘SLAIN’ DAGESTANI MILITANT DISPROVES FSB CLAIMS

Mairbek Vatchagaev

Practically every month, Moscow boastfully announces that it has killed a leader of one of the territorial...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Caucasus , Uzbekistan , Syria, Pakistan
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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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