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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM

 

On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....


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Egypt’s Growing Militant Threat

July 24, 2015 10:40 AM

During the past two months, Egypt has witnessed an unprecedented wave of attacks by Islamist militants, mostly launched by the Islamic State’s Egyptian branch—which calls itself “Sinai Province,” and which was formerly known as Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis—against tourists in Luxor, the chief prosecutor, a naval vessel, the Italian Consulate in Cairo and various army targets in Sinai. These attacks not only aimed to weaken the Egyptian state and the government and credibility of the country’s president...


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The French Jihadist ‘Foreign Legion’ in Syria and Iraq

July 24, 2015

It is probable that before the end of 2015, more than 1,000 French residents or nationals will have traveled to Syria and Iraq to join one of the various armed groups active in the two countries. This mobilization dwarfs all...

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

Tajikistan’s Counter-Productive Campaign Against Terrorism

July 24, 2015

In May 2015, missing Tajikistan police commander Colonel Gulmurod Halimov appeared in an Islamic State video to announce his defection to the group. While his defection caused embarrassment in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe, given...

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

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July 24, 2015

ALGERIAN ATTACK UNDERLINES THREATS ARISING FROM INTER-JIHADIST COMPETITION

James Brandon

At least nine Algerian soldiers were killed in an attack on July 17 when their patrol was ambushed by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, North Africa, Middle East

The Hadramawt: AQAP and the Battle for Yemen’s Wealthiest Governorate

July 10, 2015

More than three months of intense aerial bombardment by Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have left much of Yemen in ruins. Few places in the country are not experiencing the effects of the air campaign, civil war and the...

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

The Successes and Failures of Pakistan’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb

July 10, 2015

On June 15, the ongoing Pakistan Army operation “Operation Zarb-e-Azb” (Sharp Strike) completed its first year. The military operation is the first of its kind against the Islamist insurgents based in the North Waziristan...

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

Al-Shabaab’s Foothold in Kenya’s Northeast

July 10, 2015

On June 14, the Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militant group (better known as al-Shabaab) launched a major attack on a Kenya Defense Force (KDF) camp in Lamu County. The attack failed badly and exposed the militant group’s...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, East Africa

BRIEFS

July 10, 2015

HOUTHI INCURSIONS, IRANIAN PROPAGANDA TARGET SAUDI ARABIA’S NAJRAN PROVINCE

James Brandon

During the last month, a series of developments in Najran, both a province and its capital city in southwestern Saudi Arabia, close to...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Military/Security, Terrorism, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Global Terrorism Analysis

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July 24, 2015 10:31 AM

ALGERIAN ATTACK UNDERLINES THREATS ARISING FROM INTER-JIHADIST COMPETITION

James Brandon

At least nine Algerian soldiers were killed in an attack on July 17 when their patrol was ambushed by...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, North Africa, Middle East
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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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