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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

December 8, 2015 08:30 AM

Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference: The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

The University Club of...


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Uyghur Militants in Syria: The Turkish Connection

February 4, 2016 05:06 PM

The Chinese authorities have claimed that since 2013, “hundreds” of Uyghurs have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State and other jihadist organizations; such claims have been used as justification for new counter-terrorism policies (Xinhua, July 29. 2014). Alleged linkages between rising incidents of violence in Xinjiang over recent years and jihadist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaeda (AQ) have also figured prominently in official statements surrounding China’s first...


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The Islamic State's Targeting Strategy in Egypt

February 4, 2016

The Egyptian government’s state of alert, under which dozens of activists were arrested ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, did not prevent militants from the Islamic State group in Sinai from claiming the...

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

Growing Evidence of Islamic State in Pakistan

February 4, 2016

After months of denying the Islamic State’s presence in Pakistan, the Pakistani government has finally acknowledged that the terrorist network, both as an inspiration and an organized group, is fast luring Pakistani jihadists...

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

BRIEFS

February 4, 2016

CAN TUNISIA'S JIHADISTS CAPITALIZE ON COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC CRISIS?

Two militants were killed and at least one member of the Tunisian security forces was injured on February 1 during clashes in Gabes province (al-Bawaba, February...

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

Hot Issue: The Islamic State’s Attack in Jakarta: Progeny, Profiles and Prospects for a Southeast Asia Province

January 27, 2016

Executive Summary

This Hot Issue discusses the attack that the Islamic State commanded and claimed in Jakarta on January 14, 2016. It looks at the “progeny” of the attack, namely the mastermind, Barhun Naim, and the Katibah...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Hot Issue, Featured, Southeast Asia, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis

Unwanted Ally: Hezbollah’s War Against the Islamic State

January 22, 2016

“There is no future for ISIS. Not in war and not in peace.” These words were spoken not by Barack Obama or Vladimir Putin, but rather by Hezbollah leader Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, whose Lebanese Shia supporters are engaged in a...

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

Turkey’s Dance with the Islamic State

January 22, 2016

Turkey’s relationship with terrorism is entrenched with history. The country fell victim to the actions of different terrorist groups with different motivations. The most popular terrorist organization in Turkey’s history is the...

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

The Maldives: Losing a Tourist Paradise to Terrorism

January 22, 2016

Renowned for pristine beaches and crystal blue waters, the Maldives is rapidly gaining prominence as a haven for jihadist recruitment. Maldivian men - reportedly 200 of them – have been streaming to Iraq and Syria to join the...

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BRIEFS

February 4, 2016 04:57 PM

CAN TUNISIA'S JIHADISTS CAPITALIZE ON COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC CRISIS?

Two militants were killed and at least one member of the Tunisian security forces was injured on February 1 during clashes in Gabes...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Middle East, North Africa
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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...

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