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Fri, Nov 8, 2019

The death of Baghdadi: How ISIS used al-Qaeda’s mistakes to grow a caliphate

Optimistic predictions about the end of the Islamic State (ISIS) surged in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s October 27 press conference announcing the death of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but prove misguided in the long term. The threat posed by ISIS remains high, particularly outside the para-state’s previously held territories in […]

SyriaSource by Amanda E. Rogers

Extremism Iraq

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Daragahi joins Turkey’s TRT World to discuss how Baghdadi’s death changes the fight against terrorism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Wechsler interviewed by VOA Iran on how Baghdadi’s death affects ISIS operations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Farsi

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Five takeaways from the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

This is a serious but not fatal blow to the Islamic State, and the generational conflict against Salafi jihadist organizations is far from over. The Islamic State's center of gravity will increasingly be its narrative pull rather than its claim to represent a governing caliphate.

New Atlanticist by William F. Wechsler

Conflict Extremism

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Carpenter in Foreign Affairs: ISIS Is Already Rising From the Ashes

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Iraq

Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Nawaz in The Indian Express on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Nawaz in India Today on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

DHS’s new counterterrorism strategy calls out white supremacism, but will need resources and support

The new strategic framework is the first in the Trump administration to call out white supremacism as a major domestic terrorism threat but will need support from the White House and Congress to succeed.

New Atlanticist by Thomas S. Warrick

Extremism Terrorism

Sun, Aug 4, 2019

Bruton quoted in the Daily Nation on US policy toward al-Shabaab

In the News by

East Africa Extremism