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Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
July 06, 2017
Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
Another Marawi-like siege is likely to occur.
Why Another Philippines Terrorist Attack Is Coming
Is the Taliban Still a Threat to US Security?
June 23, 2017
Is the Taliban Still a Threat to US Security?
16 years later, the original rationale for the war on Afghanistan still holds true.
Is the Taliban Still a Threat to US Security?
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
March 08, 2017
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
Why have both groups turned their attention to Beijing?
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
Afghanistan's Tribal Areas Are Still the Key to the War on Terror
November 01, 2016
Afghanistan's Tribal Areas Are Still the Key to the War on Terror
A recent suicide attack on a tribal jirga underscores the region's importance to global terrorism.
Afghanistan's Tribal Areas Are Still the Key to the War on Terror
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
September 29, 2016
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
The August 30 bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek came after al-Qaeda's leader praised Uyghur terrorists.
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
September 07, 2016
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
An attack in Kyrgyzstan drives home what Beijing has long feared: Uyghur militants are integrating into global networks.
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
Dhaka Hostage Crisis: Anatomy of a Terror Attack
July 07, 2016
Dhaka Hostage Crisis: Anatomy of a Terror Attack
The terror landscape in Bangladesh merits close scrutiny after the Gulshan hostage crisis.
Dhaka Hostage Crisis: Anatomy of a Terror Attack
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
May 26, 2016
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
"India cannot be a spectator as chaos ensues in Afghanistan, for it will not be safe from the spillover."
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2016
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
They never left.
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
China's New Headache: Uyghur Militants in Syria
March 08, 2016
China's New Headache: Uyghur Militants in Syria
The number of Uyghurs fighting in Syria has risen sharply over the past year. How will China respond?
China's New Headache: Uyghur Militants in Syria
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
March 02, 2016
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
“What is the news on the spy planes at your end, do they exist?”
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
Radical Islam in Asia: The Arc of Al Qaeda and ISIS
December 08, 2015
Radical Islam in Asia: The Arc of Al Qaeda and ISIS
Insight from Audrey Kurth Cronin
Radical Islam in Asia: The Arc of Al Qaeda and ISIS
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
August 15, 2015
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
The leader of al-Qaeda has pledged his allegiance to Mullah Omar's chosen successor, Mullah Mansour.
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
Islam and Central Asia: Threat or Myth?
January 14, 2015
Islam and Central Asia: Threat or Myth?
At a time of religious tensions and extremist violence, the commotion about the Islamic threat in Central Asia needs careful analysis.
Islam and Central Asia: Threat or Myth?
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
December 13, 2014
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
Shahid Usman, a wealthy car-parts dealership owner from Karachi, has been arrested for alleged involvement with Al Qaeda.
Pakistan Captures Leader of Al Qaeda's South Asia Wing
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
November 07, 2014
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
The popularity of ISIS shows the fickle nature of jihadist loyalty.
Bandwagoning Terrorists: Loyalty Isn’t What it Used to Be
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