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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?
Squeezing Pakistan For Results in Afghanistan
March 28, 2018
Squeezing Pakistan For Results in Afghanistan
Washington needs to give the dialogue process a chance in Afghanistan.
Squeezing Pakistan For Results in Afghanistan
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
March 02, 2018
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
An imprisoned Indonesian ideologue is on trial again, but his influence is unlikely to diminish.
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
Stockholm Attacker Rakhmat Akilov Pleads Guilty to Terrorism
February 14, 2018
Stockholm Attacker Rakhmat Akilov Pleads Guilty to Terrorism
Before the attack, Akilov was in touch with Islamic State recruiters via messaging apps.
Stockholm Attacker Rakhmat Akilov Pleads Guilty to Terrorism
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
February 02, 2018
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
Competing regional interests have only intensified Afghanistan’s security miseries.
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
January 29, 2018
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Akayed Ullah, a wannabe jihadist, represents a new generation of militants.
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
January 05, 2018
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
According to regional reports, China is set to build an Afghan military outpost in Badakhshan.
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
December 21, 2017
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
Akhror Saidakhmetov, a legal resident of the United States and a Kazakh citizen, was arrested back in 2015.
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
December 21, 2017
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
Terrorism, political instability, and geopolitical rivalries threaten to complicate China's BRI in 2018.
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
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