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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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Spain Grapples with Growing Islamic State Threat

November 21, 2014 04:13 PM

A recent report by the UN Security Council estimated that 15,000 people from over 80 countries have so far travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State organization and other extremist groups, “including… [from] countries that have not previously faced challenges relating to al-Qaeda” (The Guardian, October 30). One of these affected countries is Spain. On October 27, Spain’s Ambassador to NATO, Miguel Aguirre de Cárcer y García del Arenal, said, “The Islamic State with its...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, Iraq
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After Fatal Attack on Shi’as, Saudi Arabia Gets Tough on Terrorism

November 21, 2014

On November 3, five people were shot dead and nine others wounded when three masked gunmen attacked a group of Shi’as who were leaving a mosque at the village of al-Dalwa in Ahsa governorate in Saudi Arabia’s eastern region. The...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Middle East

The Maldives-Syria Connection: Jihad in Paradise?

November 21, 2014

The Maldives, the Muslim-majority archipelago country in the Indian Ocean, is going through a tumultuous time, facing increasing Islamist activities at home, an exodus of radicalized youth to join the jihad in Syria and a growing...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, South Asia, Syria, Iraq

BRIEFS

November 21, 2014

FRENCH JIHADISTS NAMED AFTER ISLAMIC STATE KILLINGS

James Brandon

The videotaped execution of 18 Syrian soldiers and the U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig by the Islamic State organization garnered fresh international notoriety for...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, Iraq, North America, France

Understanding Turkey’s Hesitation over the Kobane Crisis

November 7, 2014

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...

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

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

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November 21, 2014 04:00 PM

FRENCH JIHADISTS NAMED AFTER ISLAMIC STATE KILLINGS

James Brandon

The videotaped execution of 18 Syrian soldiers and the U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig by the Islamic State organization garnered...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, Iraq, North America, France
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The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq

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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,...

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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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