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Updated - 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 at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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U.S. Backing Gives Kurds Cover for United Federal Region in Northern Syria

June 13, 2016 11:49 AM

After months of negotiation, the United States finally gave the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - which is dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and includes the Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) – the green light to launch its offensive to take the Syrian town of Manbij, a key Islamic State (IS) stronghold northwest of Aleppo. The operation began on May 31, coming only after General Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, visited both the Syrian Kurds on May 21...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, Middle East, Syria, Turkey, Featured
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Jihadist Threat Persists in Kosovo and Albania Despite Government Efforts

June 24, 2016

Since the emergence of Islamic State (IS), more than 1,000 people from countries in the Western Balkans have flocked to the group as foreign fighters, predominantly from Muslim majority areas in Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia, and from...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Europe, Balkans

Political Stalemate Heightens Appeal of Religious Extremism for Western Sahara Youth

June 24, 2016

The death from illness on May 31 of the Polisario Front’s long-time leader Mohamed Abdelaziz has brought the exiled Sahrawi independence movement of the Western Sahara to an ideological crossroads. The Polisario nation, known as...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa

Bangladesh Crackdown Sees Authorities Move to Tackle Islamist Threat

June 24, 2016

After months denying the existence of transnational jihadist groups on its soil in the face of a violent campaign against secular and progressive forces, Bangladeshi authorities appear to have woken up to the reality of extremist...

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

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June 24, 2016

JORDAN: SUICIDE ATTACK RAISES FEARS IN SYRIA’S NEIGHBOR

A suicide car bomber killed six members of Jordan’s security forces and injured 14 others at a military post on the border with Syria, close to the al-Rukban refugee camp...

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

The Niger Delta Avengers: A New Threat to Oil Producers in Nigeria

June 13, 2016

Since the start of 2016, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a hitherto unknown group, has claimed responsibility for increasingly frequent attacks on oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta. According to Nigerian Oil Minister Emmanuel...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, Energy, Domestic/Social, West Africa, Africa

Taliban Victories in Helmand Province Prove Test for Afghan Government

June 13, 2016

Days after a U.S. drone strike killed the Taliban leader Mullah Akhar Mohammad Mansur in southwestern Pakistan on May 21, Afghan lawmakers warned of the impending collapse of Afghanistan's largest province. "Helmand is on...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Military/Security, South Asia, Afghanistan

BRIEFS

June 13, 2016

LIBYA: CLOSING IN ON ISLAMIC STATE’S STRONGHOLD

Libyan forces have had a run of luck against Islamic State (IS) fighters in recent weeks, with two separate militias capturing several towns and closing in on the extremists’...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, Africa, Southern 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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