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Is Tajikistan’s Most Famous Militant Gulmurod Khalimov Dead?
April 18, 2017
Is Tajikistan’s Most Famous Militant Gulmurod Khalimov Dead?
Reports say that he was killed in an airstrike on Mosul over the weekend, but he's been declared dead before.
Is Tajikistan’s Most Famous Militant Gulmurod Khalimov Dead?
US Airstrikes in Syria: Impact on China, Israel and the Middle East
April 11, 2017
US Airstrikes in Syria: Impact on China, Israel and the Middle East
Insights from Christina Lin.
US Airstrikes in Syria: Impact on China, Israel and the Middle East
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
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
March 04, 2017
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
A recent Islamic State video featuring Uyghurs threatening China shouldn't have come as a surprise.
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
Ahok, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Race, and the Future of Indonesian Islam
February 24, 2017
Ahok, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Race, and the Future of Indonesian Islam
Does the blasphemy scandal surrounding Ahok portend a transformation of Indonesian Islam?
Ahok, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Race, and the Future of Indonesian Islam
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
February 22, 2017
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
After a spate of attacks, efforts by the Pakistani government to rein in terror groups are largely window-dressing.
How Pakistan’s Passive Extremists Complicate the Country's Fight Against Terror
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
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
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
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
January 04, 2017
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
A revealing interview with Putin's top envoy in Afghanistan suggests continued rapprochement with the Taliban.
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
Islamic State in Southeast Asia's Grey Zones
December 14, 2016
Islamic State in Southeast Asia's Grey Zones
ISIS has resilience beyond the Middle East, and Southeast Asia is one of its new homes.
Islamic State in Southeast Asia's Grey Zones
ISIS Uses Central Asians for Suicide Missions
December 01, 2016
ISIS Uses Central Asians for Suicide Missions
As ISIS comes under pressure in Mosul, Central Asian fighters find themselves trapped.
ISIS Uses Central Asians for Suicide Missions
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
November 27, 2016
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
Pakistan’s next military chief faces a wide range of challenges on both the domestic and external fronts.  
The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
November 21, 2016
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
The target and timing suggests the Islamic State's local affiliate is responsible, aiming to stoke sectarianism.
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
November 15, 2016
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
Anti-Shia ideology and mutual interest bind the two terrorist groups together.
An Alliance Between Islamic State and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan Was Inevitable
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