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Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
August 03, 2017
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
The threat presents both challenges and opportunities that Hanoi cannot ignore.
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
July 05, 2017
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
Two of Khalimov’s brothers and two nephews were killed.
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
June 16, 2017
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
We need to devise a plan for the containment of the next revolutionary Islamic State.
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
June 10, 2017
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
The president needs a more comprehensive strategy if his administration is to make meaningful progress.
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
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
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
February 27, 2017
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
How involved does New Delhi want to be?
Would India Support a Post-ISIS Independence Push by the Kurds?
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
February 21, 2017
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
A new alliance emerges and Central Asian militants fight on all sides of the war.
The Transformation of Central Asian Jihadists in Syria
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
January 23, 2017
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
Has Russia changed its tune on Afghanistan and Pakistan for good?
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
January 17, 2017
New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
Turkish authorities say Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen, confessed after being captured.
New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
The Central Asian Women on the Frontline of Jihad
January 10, 2017
The Central Asian Women on the Frontline of Jihad
While ISIS draws in men to fight, it draws women to serve, marry, and remarry.
The Central Asian Women on the Frontline of Jihad
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
January 09, 2017
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
“Once you unleash these monsters, as you know from Afghanistan, you cannot control them.”
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
January 04, 2017
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
A Kyrgyz man was falsely identified as the gunman who killed 39 at an Istanbul nightclub.
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
November 25, 2016
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
Forging peace in Mindanao is a far more challenging task than many appreciate.
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
October 28, 2016
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
Political economy, terrorism narratives for state gain, and historical memory; recommended reads.
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
Central Asian Children Cast as ISIS Executioners
September 20, 2016
Central Asian Children Cast as ISIS Executioners
ISIS often features Central Asia’s children in its propaganda videos, labeling them “Cubs of the Caliphate.”
Central Asian Children Cast as ISIS Executioners
Why the Islamic State Could Come to Kashmir
September 08, 2016
Why the Islamic State Could Come to Kashmir
The tactics and rhetoric of Kashmiri insurgents are starting to converge with those of ISIS.
Why the Islamic State Could Come to Kashmir
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