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Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
April 30, 2019
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
April 26, 2019
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
April 25, 2019
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
The Islamic State-claimed attacks that killed nearly 400 people in Sri Lanka mark a watershed in South Asia’s terror landscape.
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings
April 24, 2019
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings
The claim has yet to be verified, but is consistent with suspicions there was foreign involvement in the attacks.
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
April 24, 2019
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
The shocking Easter Day terror attacks in Sri Lanka underscore a regional problem.
The Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka Foreshadow a Regional Challenge
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
March 04, 2019
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
Unabated Islamist radicalism in the Maldives poses a unique challenge to India’s security focused foreign policy.
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
What Really Happened at Khujand Prison in Tajikistan?
November 27, 2018
What Really Happened at Khujand Prison in Tajikistan?
It's likely to never be clear, but claims by the Islamic State to be behind the riot make the question critical.
What Really Happened at Khujand Prison in Tajikistan?
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
November 16, 2018
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
The high toll raises questions about the sustainability of government forces in Afghanistan.
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
November 08, 2018
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
As many as 25 inmates may have been killed in an overnight riot at a high-security prison in northern Tajikistan.
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
October 26, 2018
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
A new documentary project filmed in Central Asia seeks both to document and counter violent extremism in the region.
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
July 31, 2018
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
Meanwhile, Dushanbe has reflexively accused the IRPT of coordinating the attack.
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings
June 05, 2018
Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings
The gathering of about 2,000 Muslim scholars and clerics had endorsed a fatwa against the war, calling suicide bombings a sin.
Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings
Do Indonesia’s Surabaya Attacks Signal a Rising Terrorism Threat?
May 19, 2018
Do Indonesia’s Surabaya Attacks Signal a Rising Terrorism Threat?
A closer look at the significance of recent developments in the Southeast Asian state.
Do Indonesia’s Surabaya Attacks Signal a Rising Terrorism Threat?
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
April 03, 2018
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
The Islamic State’s South Asia branch complicates regional efforts to move Afghanistan toward peace.
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?
March 30, 2018
What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?
Ending the local conflict should be a priority, lest the status quo change significantly.
What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?
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