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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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April 30, 2016 09:18 AM

CAPTAIN HASSAN IBRAHIM: DEFACTO AMBASSADOR FOR SYRIA'S SOUTHERN FRONT

Nicholas A. Heras

A coalition of moderate armed opposition groups in southern Syria, primarily organized within al-Jabhat al-Janoobiyya (Southern Front), are confronting the Islamic State affiliate Liwa Shuhada al-Yarmouk in the southwestern area of Dara’a governorate in the Syrian-Israeli and Syrian-Jordanian border region (YouTube, April 10; YouTube, April 10; YouTube, April 10). One of the most powerful Southern...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Syria, Featured
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Libya’s Economic Crisis: Bringing the Oil Sector Back on Track

May 27, 2016

Getting Libya’s economy back on track is fundamental to the country’s future. With the Government of National Accord (GNA) finally working from inside Libya and Fajez Sarraj in place as the new prime minister, many foreign powers...

Category: Home Page, Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Energy, Africa, North Africa

The Zainabiyoun Brigade: A Pakistani Shiite Militia Amid the Syrian Conflict

May 27, 2016

Since the outbreak of Syrian Civil War in 2011, a plethora of violent Islamist groups have surfaced in various parts of the country, some fighting for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, and many fighting against it. According...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa, Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran

Oman as a Counter-Terrorism Model for the GCC States

May 27, 2016

Omani youth, according to one recent poll, see the ideology of Islamic State (IS) as the largest obstacle facing their Gulf nation (Times of Oman, April 16). The survey, conducted by international polling firm Penn Schoen...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East

BRIEFS

May 27, 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban Moves Quickly to Name New Leader

Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was killed in a US drone strike early on May 21, a move that might have initiated the Taliban’s second leadership crisis in less than a...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa, Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Boko Haram: Two Years on Shekau and Buhari Still Face Pressure Over the Chibok Schoolgirls

May 16, 2016

The two-year anniversary of Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 250 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria passed on April 13, 2016. Evidently, international interest in the Chibok kidnapping has waned. Even after CNN aired...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Africa, West Africa, Home Page

Iran and Its Cyber-Terrorism Strategies

May 16, 2016

U.S. government charges levied against seven Iranian hackers in March over cyber-attacks against 46 financial institutions and the infiltration of the computer control system of a New York dam has renewed concerns about Iran’s...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iran

Radical Change: The Impact of Islamic State on Tunisia

May 16, 2016

Since the March 2015 release of Islamic State’s (IS) “Tunis for us and not for the apostates” video, there has been a significant increase in the level of jihadist violence in Tunisia. Much of this has been driven by IS, which...

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

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April 2016 Briefs (Free)

April 30, 2016 09:18 AM

CAPTAIN HASSAN IBRAHIM: DEFACTO AMBASSADOR FOR SYRIA'S SOUTHERN FRONT

Nicholas A. Heras

A coalition of moderate armed opposition groups in southern Syria, primarily organized within al-Jabhat...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Syria, 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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