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After the Airstrikes: What Next for Yemen?

June 4, 2015 04:08 PM

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

12:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M.

 

The Jamestown Foundation

Seventh Floor Board Room

1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

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Conflict at a Crossroads: Can Nigeria Sustain Its Military Campaign Against Boko Haram?

June 26, 2015 11:32 AM

Expectations that the election of new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari would lead to effective military measures against northeast Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants have been dashed in recent weeks as the terrorist group carried out strikes on Chad and Niger, in addition to an intensified campaign of suicide bombings within Nigeria.

Buhari, who once served as the military governor of Borno State, the region most affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, is determined to open the troubled Lake...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, West Africa
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Growing Islamic State Influence in Pakistan Fuels Sectarian Violence

June 26, 2015

A seemingly organized sectarian violence against Pakistan’s beleaguered minority Shi’a community has plumbed new depths in recent months with a series of bombings of Shi’a worshipping places and targeted killings that have left...

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

Iranian Perspectives on Yemen’s Houthis

June 26, 2015

A central element in the ongoing crisis in Yemen is the perception among Sunni-led states that Iran is playing a central role in supporting the Houthi Shi’a rebel movement militarily and politically, and fear of growing Iranian...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Iran, Yemen

BRIEFS

June 26, 2015

KURDS IN NORTHERN SYRIA STRIKE MAJOR BLOW AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE

James Brandon

The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (Yekineyen Parastina Gel—YPG) militia struck an important blow against the Islamic State militant organization...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Yemen

Islamic State Propaganda: Key Elements of the Group’s Messaging

June 12, 2015

Following the Islamic State’s lightning-fast expansion in the Middle East and beyond, rarely a day passes without it securing a place in the headlines. This is the inevitable outcome of the group’s well-honed messaging strategy,...

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

Taliban Reach Out to Iran

June 12, 2015

In an effort to break free from Pakistan’s influence, two different groups of Afghan Taliban leaders have during the last year reportedly explored the possibility of establishing a Taliban safe haven in Iran, while also seeking...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Military/Security, Iran, Afghanistan

The Rise of Jaysh al-Fateh in Northern Syria

June 12, 2015

A new Islamist coalition called the Army of Conquest (Jaysh al-Fateh) has in the last few months have scored significant victories against the Syrian government, capturing most of Idlib province (al-Jazeera, June 6). The group...

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

BRIEFS

June 12, 2015

AL-SHABAAB VIOLENCE IN SOMALIA AND KENYA UNDERSCORES GROUP’S RESILIENCE

James Brandon

A series of fresh low-level attacks by the al-Shabaab militant group in parts of southern Somalia and northern Kenya underline that the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, East Africa, Afghanistan

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June 26, 2015 11:25 AM

KURDS IN NORTHERN SYRIA STRIKE MAJOR BLOW AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE

James Brandon

The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (Yekineyen Parastina Gel—YPG) militia struck an important blow against the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Yemen
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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

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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...

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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...

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