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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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The Geography of Discontent: Tunisia’s Syrian Fighter Dilemma

October 24, 2014 04:22 PM

In June, Tunisia’s interior minister said that at least 2,400 Tunisian jihadists are fighting in Syria. The majority of them, about 80 percent, are allegedly fighting within the ranks of the Islamic State organization, previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), although some of them have joined Jabhat al-Nusra, the other major jihadist actor in Syria. Earlier in February, the minister said Tunisian authorities had prevented a further 8,000 people from traveling to Syria, while some...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Military/Security, North Africa, Syria
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Al-Qaeda’s Future in Pakistan Amid the Rise of Islamic State

October 24, 2014

Al-Qaeda appears to be on the back foot globally. The Islamic State organization, previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and years before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, is dominating the global jihad scene. More than 19...

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

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October 24, 2014

HOUTHI REBELS SEIZE YEMENI PORT

Kathryn Basinsky

On October 14, Houthi rebels captured the Yemeni city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast. Hodeidah is the second largest port in Yemen as well as the country’s fourth largest city....

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

Saudi Security Forces Crack Down on al-Qaeda and Islamic State

October 24, 2014

A U.S. citizen working for Vinnel Arabia, an American defense contractor, was shot dead and another wounded at a gasoline station in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 14 (Bloomberg Businessweek, October 14). The Saudi...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Middle East

The Islamic State’s Oil Network

October 10, 2014

The Islamic State, previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been a key focus of global attention for the past several months, becoming the number one terrorist target for the United States and its Western...

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

IS Spokesman Issues Appeal to End the Inter-Jihadist Rivalry

October 10, 2014

On September 29, jihadist media outlet al-Furqan published a message by Abu Muhammad al-Adnani al-Shami, the so-called spokesman of the Islamic State (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – ISIS) and the amir of ISIS in...

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

Pakistan's Anti-India Spy Network Eyes Vital Defense Infrastructure from Sri Lanka

October 10, 2014

India’s intelligence agencies have been investigating an espionage network reportedly run by Pakistan’s external intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), from Sri Lankan soil. The ISI uses legitimate government...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, South Asia, Pakistan, India

BRIEFS

October 10, 2014

REAPPEARANCE OF ‘SLAIN’ DAGESTANI MILITANT DISPROVES FSB CLAIMS

Mairbek Vatchagaev

Practically every month, Moscow boastfully announces that it has killed a leader of one of the territorial branches of the Islamic underground...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Caucasus , Uzbekistan , Syria, Pakistan

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October 24, 2014 04:15 PM

HOUTHI REBELS SEIZE YEMENI PORT

Kathryn Basinsky

On October 14, Houthi rebels captured the Yemeni city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast. Hodeidah is the second largest port in Yemen as well as the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Military/Security, Yemen, Pakistan, Syria
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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...

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