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Islamic State Is Alive and Well in South Asia
November 05, 2019

Islamic State Is Alive and Well in South Asia

By Siddharthya Roy
South Asia is witnessing the emergence of a new brand of terrorism, one that can outlive any single leader.

After Baghdadi’s Death, What’s Next for Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Fight?
October 29, 2019

After Baghdadi’s Death, What’s Next for Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Fight?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the development is a blow to the Islamic State, the implications for Southeast Asia’s wider struggle against terrorism are less clear.
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
September 04, 2019

IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process

By Daud Khattak
There are many possible bumps on the road to peace in Afghanistan, but IS-K isn’t a top concern.

Exchange Highlights Indonesia-Philippines Counterterrorism Cooperation
August 09, 2019

Exchange Highlights Indonesia-Philippines Counterterrorism Cooperation

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent engagement spotlighted efforts by both militaries to collaborate in this area despite the challenges that remain.

Islamic State Comes for South Asia
June 18, 2019

Islamic State Comes for South Asia

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Islamic State has completed its shift from Middle East to South Asia.

India, Sri Lanka Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorism Efforts
June 10, 2019

India, Sri Lanka Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorism Efforts

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The two sides increase cooperation after Narendra Modi’s reelection in India.

Muslims Politicians Resign Top Sri Lankan Government Posts Amid Terror Probe
June 04, 2019

Muslims Politicians Resign Top Sri Lankan Government Posts Amid Terror Probe

By Krishan Francis
Eleven Muslim politicians resigned their posts.
Tajikistan’s Prison Riot: More Than Meets the Eye
May 25, 2019

Tajikistan’s Prison Riot: More Than Meets the Eye

By Catherine Putz
The details remain fuzzy, but the conclusion is clear: Something is very wrong.

Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
May 08, 2019

Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?

By Vishal Arora
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?

Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019

Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror

By Angshuman Choudhury and Sarral Sharma
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’

Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
April 30, 2019

Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection

By Nilay Saiya
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.
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

By Siddharthya Roy and Stephanie Rose Justin
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.

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