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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and Iraq’s Security Breakdown

July 10, 2014 04:32 PM

As the assault of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Iraq increasingly enhances the prospect of Iraq’s disintegration, Iran has responded aggressively by adopting a policy of direct engagement with its neighbor (Press TV [Tehran], June 12; Fars News [Tehran], June 12). For Iranians, the breakdown of security caused by “Takfiri terrorists,” or those who have rejected the true religion of Islam, is more than an occasion to reach for power over a neighboring state they were...


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Oil Fuels the Kurdistan-ISIS Conflict

July 10, 2014

The realities of today’s politics depend heavily on earlier historical decisions, specifically in the Middle East. Therefore, we cannot understand today’s Iraq unless we go back to the disintegration of the Ottoman empire in the...

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

The Caliphate in South Asia: A Profile of Hizb-ut Tahrir in Pakistan

July 10, 2014

Unlike other radical Islamist organizations in Pakistan, the Hizb-ut Tahrir (HT – Party of Freedom) takes a covert approach to disseminating its Islamist ideology and agendas. The organization is so secretive that most Pakistanis...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Pakistan

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July 10, 2014

EGYPT’S DOMESTIC SECURITY THREAT: AJNAD MISR AND THE “RETRIBUTION FOR LIFE” CAMPAIGN

Andrew McGregor

A Cairo-based extremist group using the name Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) has intensified its bombing campaign in the...

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

Algeria and Egypt Struggle with the Implications of Libya’s Political Chaos

June 26, 2014

The progressive deterioration of security within Libya represents a major concern for a number of regional actors, most notably Libya’s two powerful neighbors, Egypt and Algeria. Algeria has already directly experienced some of...

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

Mozambique’s RENAMO Conducts Low-Level Insurgency While Running for Election

June 26, 2014

Mozambique has been slowly descending into a political-military crisis since April 2013, as the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO – Mozambique Liberation Front) party has unsuccessfully attempted to persuade the...

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The Tribal Component of Iraq’s Sunni Rebellion: The General Military Council for Iraqi Revolutionaries

June 26, 2014

Following the Iraqi armed opposition’s seizure of Mosul on June 10 and the subsequent capture of large areas of Ninewah, Salah al-Din and Ta’mim governorates from the Nuri al-Maliki government, several Iraqi organizations have...

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

BRIEFS

June 26, 2014

WILL ISIS SPUR NEW STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS FOR SAUDI ARABIA?

Andrew McGregor

In some ways, the recent triumphs of the radical Sunni Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inside Iraq have alarmed Riyadh as much as Tehran. While...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Iraq, Pakistan, Brief

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July 10, 2014 04:25 PM

EGYPT’S DOMESTIC SECURITY THREAT: AJNAD MISR AND THE “RETRIBUTION FOR LIFE” CAMPAIGN

Andrew McGregor

A Cairo-based extremist group using the name Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) has intensified...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, West Africa, Brief
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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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