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Book Launch -- Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

September 6, 2016 12:00 PM

You are invited to the official launch of

Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

By Janusz Bugajski and Margarita Assenova

(Available for purchase and free download)

 

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July 1, 2016 06:28 PM

Mustafa Sejari: A Rising Star in Northwest Syria’s Militant Opposition

Nicholas A. Heras

The United States military and its coalition allies are working to expand the number of local Arab Sunni armed opposition groups that are participating in the anti-Islamic State campaign in Syria. One of the first and most effective U.S.-supported, anti-IS Syrian armed opposition coalitions is Liwa al-Mutasem, which is active in the country’s northwestern Aleppo Governorate (Revolutionary Forces of...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, North Africa, Africa, Middle East, Syria, Home Page
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Boko Haram: Abu Musab al-Barnawi’s Leadership Coup and Offensive in Niger

August 19, 2016

On August 3, Islamic State (IS) announced that Habib Yusuf (a.k.a. Abu Musab al-Barnawi), the son of Boko Haram founder Muhammed Yusuf, was the new wali (governor) of its “West Africa Province,” the name IS gave to Boko Haram...

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

Political Turmoil in KRG Risks Hindering Kurdish Efforts Against Islamic State

August 19, 2016

Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq have been some of the most effective in tackling Islamic State (IS) on the ground, but the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) itself has been mired for more than a year in political turmoil over...

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

Al-Shabaab Aims for ‘Hearts and Minds’ With Establishment of Islamic Police Force

August 19, 2016

Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia, claims to have established a religious police force in an area it controls in southern Somalia, seeking to push forward its Islamist agenda even as it struggles to hold on to its...

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

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August 19, 2016

Philippines: MNLF Hardens Stance Toward Abu Sayyaf

Four members of the Southeast Asian militant group Abu Sayyaf were killed in the southern Philippines during a confrontation with members of the Moro National Liberation Front...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, Pakistan, Southeast Asia

Al-Shabaab Leader’s First Audio Message Suggests Morale Is Low Among Somali Militants

August 5, 2016

After nearly two years of silence, al-Shabaab leader Sheikh Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah has released his first audio message, a fiery rant that appears aimed at motivating his beleaguered fighters as they battle African Union (AU)...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Africa, East Africa, Turkey

Why Islamic State Is Clinging on to the Syrian City of Manbij

August 5, 2016

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially launched its operation to take the city of Manbij on May 31. It is one of the most strategic and difficult operations the SDF – an alliance that includes Kurdish People’s Protection...

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

A New Threat to Libya’s Stability Emerges

August 5, 2016

While Islamic State (IS) is in decline in the central Libyan city of Sirte, another armed group with ties to the global jihadist movement is threatening to usher in a new period of instability in Libya. In a written statement...

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

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May 2016 Briefs (Free)

June 2, 2016 08:21 AM

ON THE FRONT LINES IN EASTERN LIBYA

Nicholas A. Heras

The international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS) has begun to expand its operations inside Libya in order to contain the growing...


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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

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...

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