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Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference 

September 12, 2016 04:47 PM

Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference

Save the Date! Wednesday, December 14th

The National Press ClubGrand Ballroom 529 14th St. NW, 13th FloorWashington, DC 20045

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August 2016 Briefs (Free)

August 31, 2016 07:30 PM

THE RETURN OF GADHAFI’S GENERAL: ALI SULEIMAN KANA

Nicholas A. Heras

The international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS) has recently begun to expand and intensify its activities in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte. In July, three French Special Forces soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash while reportedly supporting an anti-IS offensive launched by the controversial and powerful Libyan commander General Khalifa Haftar (Al-Jazeera [Doha], July 21). Haftar, who supported the...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa
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Nigeria Expands Its ‘War on Terrorism’ to the Niger Delta

September 16, 2016

Though Nigeria’s southern Delta region has abundant oil reserves that should provide amply for the future of both the region and the nation, the Delta has become consumed by environmental degradation, unrestrained oil theft,...

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

Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar: A Violent Domestic Threat

September 16, 2016

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), once a disgruntled breakaway faction of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has been behind a series of deadly attacks across Pakistan since March 2016, apparently contradicting the Pakistani Army’s claim to...

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

Syria’s Conflict: Managing Turkey’s Intervention

September 16, 2016

On August 24, Turkish armor, infantry, and air units crossed the Syrian border and, in conjunction with the Ankara-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) Sunni-dominated rebel group, launched a full-scale assault on the Islamic...

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

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September 16, 2016

INDONESIA: LONE-WOLF ATTACKS SHOW NEED FOR GREATER DERADICALIZATION EFFORTS

On August 28, an 18-year-old Indonesian man attempted to stab a Roman Catholic priest during a church service in Medan, in Indonesia’s North Sumatra...

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

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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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...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, Domestic/Social, Africa, North Africa, Featured
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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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