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Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine: New Challenges, New Threats

April 30, 2015 09:00 AM

To commemorate 25 years of Baltic independence, The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that, on April 30, it will organize a conference entitled, “Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine:...


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Al-Qaeda-Aligned Central Asian Militants in Syria Separate from Islamic State-Aligned IMU in Afghanistan

May 29, 2015 02:28 PM

On April 25, 2015, a coalition of rebel forces led by al-Qaeda affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra (JN), and including the Uyghur-led Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) and Uzbek-led Imam Bukhari Jamaat (IBJ) and Katibat Tawhid wal Jihad, defeated the Syrian army in a battle at the strategic town of Jisr al-Shughur in northwestern Syria’s Idlib governorate (YouTube, April 25; Twitter, April 16). Idlib governorate’s capital city, also called Idlib, Jisr al-Shughur and other towns in northwestern Syria fell...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Terrorism, China, Xinjiang, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan
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The Jihadist Threat in Italy

May 29, 2015

In recent months, a number of incidents have brought attention to the possible threat to Italy from cells or individuals linked to the Islamic State. For instance, since mid-April, some pictures of self-proclaimed Islamic State...

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

How Belgium Became a Top Exporter of Jihad

May 29, 2015

Belgium has in recent years produced some of the largest numbers of foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, both in absolute and relative terms of any European country. This article aims to take a critical look at the numbers of...

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

BRIEFS

May 29, 2015

FRESH UK TERRORISM CONVICTIONS AND ARRESTS UNDERLINE GROWING THREAT

James Brandon

A spate of fresh incidents involving UK-based jihadists underlines the significant threat that the UK continues to face from homegrown...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, Middle East

Hot Issue: The Battle for Southern Yemen

May 27, 2015

Executive Summary

On March 25, Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners launched air strikes and implemented a naval blockade against Yemen to weaken Yemen’s Zaydi Shi’a Houthis and to reinstall the exiled government of Yemeni...

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

Iran’s Changing Regional Strategy and Its Implications for the Region

May 15, 2015

In a typical gesture of defiance, which has signified allegiance to Iran’s revolutionary credentials since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979, General Abdullah Araqi, the lieutenant commander of the Islamic...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Middle East

Kurdish-Shi’a Tensions in Iraq Amid the Struggle Against the Islamic State

May 15, 2015

As part of their ongoing offensive against the Islamic State, Iraq’s coalition of mainly Shi’a militias, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), in cooperation with the Iraqi armed forces have recently pushed north, coming close...

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

Ethnic Albanian Foreign Fighters and the Islamic State

May 15, 2015

In recent years, several hundred foreign fighters from the Balkans are believed to have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group (Institute for the Centre for Study of Radicalization and Political Violence, December 17, 2013)....

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

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BRIEFS

May 29, 2015 02:21 PM

FRESH UK TERRORISM CONVICTIONS AND ARRESTS UNDERLINE GROWING THREAT

James Brandon

A spate of fresh incidents involving UK-based jihadists underlines the significant threat that the UK continues to...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, 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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