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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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Understanding Turkey’s Hesitation over the Kobane Crisis

November 7, 2014 01:26 PM

In recent weeks the crisis over the beleaguered Syrian city of Kobane has been a major focus of world headlines, leading to increased scrutiny of Turkey’s policies toward Syria and Kobane in particular. To understand Turkey’s reluctance to intervene in Kobane, it is important to retrace the steps of Turkey’s evolving stance on Syria and to examine its regional interests.

Background

When the Arab Spring reached Syria, decision makers in Turkey, just as everywhere else, talked about the future...


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Al-Shabaab to Face Different Direction after Appointment of New Leader

November 7, 2014

In recent months, Somalia’s main Islamist militant group, Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, better known as al-Shabaab, has suffered serious setbacks in its conflict with African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops. Since...

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

Iran and the Anti-Islamic State Coalition

November 7, 2014

On September 15, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, announced on national TV that he had ruled out Iran’s participation in the U.S.-led military coalition to combat the Islamic State...

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

BRIEFS

November 7, 2014

HOUTHIS CONTINUE TO CONSOLIDATE CONTROL IN YEMEN

James Brandon

During the last fortnight, Yemen’s Houthi movement has continued to expand and consolidate its control over the country’s central and western regions, as well as in...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Yemen, Afghanistan

The Geography of Discontent: Tunisia’s Syrian Fighter Dilemma

October 24, 2014

In June, Tunisia’s interior minister said that at least 2,400 Tunisian jihadists are fighting in Syria. The majority of them, about 80 percent, are allegedly fighting within the ranks of the Islamic State organization, previously...

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

Al-Qaeda’s Future in Pakistan Amid the Rise of Islamic State

October 24, 2014

Al-Qaeda appears to be on the back foot globally. The Islamic State organization, previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and years before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, is dominating the global jihad scene. More than 19...

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

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October 24, 2014

HOUTHI REBELS SEIZE YEMENI PORT

Kathryn Basinsky

On October 14, Houthi rebels captured the Yemeni city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast. Hodeidah is the second largest port in Yemen as well as the country’s fourth largest city....

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Military/Security, Yemen, Pakistan, Syria

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

October 24, 2014

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...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Middle East

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November 7, 2014 01:20 PM

HOUTHIS CONTINUE TO CONSOLIDATE CONTROL IN YEMEN

James Brandon

During the last fortnight, Yemen’s Houthi movement has continued to expand and consolidate its control over the country’s central and...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Yemen, Afghanistan
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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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