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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

Thursday, March 12, 20158:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779...


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Hot Issue: War in Yemen: Sectarian Strife or Family Feuds?

April 1, 2015 02:07 PM

Executive Summary

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on March 24 began launching airstrikes against Yemen’s Zaydi Shi’a Houthi movement (who refer to themselves as Ansar Allah—the supporters of God) and its allies, who are led by the nominally Zaydi former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. The GCC said that the airstrikes were being conducted at the request of the country’s internationally recognized beleaguered Sunni president, Abdu Rabbu Mansur Hadi, who was forced to flee the country only days...


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The Ongoing Unrest in Libya and the Hyped Threat Posed by Islamic State

March 20, 2015

Making sense of the political turmoil and the potential threat of the Islamic State in Libya is becoming increasingly difficult. At the beginning of March 2015, delegations from various Libyan factions met in the Moroccan coastal...

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

Islamic State Develops New Strategies to Destabilize the KRG

March 20, 2015

In recent months, the Islamic State militant group has started using ethnic Kurdish militants in operations against the security forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq and in its propaganda materials. Some...

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

The Islamic State Threat in Central Asia: Reality or Spin?

March 20, 2015

The threat of Islamist radicalism in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia has been a topic of debate among the analyst community for many years, especially following the 9/11 attacks in the United States. In recent months,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

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March 20, 2015

HOUTHIS OPEN DOOR TO GREATER IRANIAN ROLE IN YEMEN

James Brandon

Internal sectarian and political divisions have continued to deepen in Yemen in recent weeks, creating fresh instability and uncertainty. This was highlighted by...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Brief, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Yemen, West Africa

To Topple the Throne: Islamic State Sets Its Sights on Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2015

The meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has since styled itself the Islamic State in an affirmation of its broader aspirations of dominion over a self-declared caliphate beyond the territories where it...

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

Following the Peshawar School Attack, Pakistan Moves Against Domestic Terrorism

March 6, 2015

The attack by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on the Army Public School in Peshawar on December 16 was a watershed moment in the country’s fight against terrorism. The death of 132 children transcended preconceived boundaries...

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

Egypt Struggles with Jihadist Challenge in Sinai

March 6, 2015

A series of attacks by the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM) jihadist group against military checkpoints and facilities in northeast Sinai on January 29 killed at least 32 Egyptian soldiers and policemen, making this among the deadliest...

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

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March 20, 2015 01:07 PM

HOUTHIS OPEN DOOR TO GREATER IRANIAN ROLE IN YEMEN

James Brandon

Internal sectarian and political divisions have continued to deepen in Yemen in recent weeks, creating fresh instability and...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Brief, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Yemen, West Africa
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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...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, Global Terrorism Analysis

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