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Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

 

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference  will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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[Hot Issue] Recent Attacks Illuminate the Islamic State’s Europe Attack Network

April 27, 2016 03:12 PM

The recent major terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels represent a watershed moment not just for the Islamic State (IS), but for the entire jihadist movement. The attacks mark the first time that a single jihadist network has succeeded in carrying out two separate mass casualty attacks in Europe. In the past, when jihadist networks struck in Europe, they were pursued with the full weight of European security and intelligence services and all relevant perpetrators were neutralized before they...


Cat: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Hot Issue, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Europe, Iraq, Syria
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Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Yemen Suggests a Troubled Future for the Kingdom’s Anti-Terror Coalition

April 15, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud appears intent on shaking off the perceived lethargy of the Saudi royals in international efforts to combat terrorism, forming a 35-nation anti-terrorism coalition. The coalition...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Global Terrorism Analysis, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Yemen, Middle East

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Crackdown Prompts Terror Group to Adapt

April 15, 2016

Shortly after his May 2015 inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari gave the Nigerian military until the end of that year to defeat Boko Haram. As the deadline approached, Buhari assured the public the jihadist organization had...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page

New Generation of Militants Emerging in Kashmir

April 15, 2016

Militants attacked a multi-storied government building in Pampore in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in February, leading to a three-day standoff with security forces (Indian Express, February 22; Kashmir...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Pakistan, India

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April 15, 2016

SOMALIA: PUNTLAND CLASHES SHOW GROWING AL-SHABAAB THREAT

Government forces in Somalia claim to have killed more than 100 al-Shabaab fighters in a major clash in Puntland, located in the country’s northeast. A further 59 fighters...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, East Africa, Pakistan, China

[Hot Issue] The Zerkani Network: Belgium's Most Dangerous Jihadist Group

April 12, 2016

In recent months, there have been key developments and insights regarding the notable number of Belgians fighting in Syria and Iraq. A recruitment organization whose existence was unearthed during a series of trials turned out to...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Hot Issue, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Europe, Syria, Iraq

Libya’s Political Turmoil Allows Islamic State to Thrive

April 1, 2016

Islamic State (IS) has experienced fits and starts in its efforts to expand beyond Syria and Iraq. As IS has tried to gain a foothold in new countries, it has encountered violent opposition from both state and non-state actors....

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

Resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan’s North

April 1, 2016

Fighting in northern Afghanistan has continued throughout the end of 2015 and start of 2016, culminating in the temporary fall of the strategically important city of Kunduz. The capture of Kunduz, which came much to the shock of...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Afghanistan

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April 15, 2016 02:31 PM

SOMALIA: PUNTLAND CLASHES SHOW GROWING AL-SHABAAB THREAT

Government forces in Somalia claim to have killed more than 100 al-Shabaab fighters in a major clash in Puntland, located in the country’s...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, East Africa, Pakistan, China
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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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