Tue, May 12, 2020

Putin’s Russia has weaponized World War II

Vladimir Putin has turned the Red Army role in WWII into a victory cult designed to rebuild post-Soviet Russia's national pride and provide justification for Moscow's aggressive foreign policy in Ukraine and beyond.

UkraineAlert by Volodymyr Yelchenko

Conflict Eastern Europe

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Why Azov should not be designated a foreign terrorist organization

The authors of a recent New York Times op-ed produce no clear proof of ongoing links between American right-wing terrorists and a unit within Ukraine’s Interior Ministry.

UkraineAlert by Anton Shekhovtsov

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Reverberations from Soleimani death requires vigilance in NYC

NYC has been an iconic target for potential terrorist attacks as it is seen as the ultimate symbol of American power. After Soleimani, it is with high confidence that the threat of retaliation by Hezbollah in New York City is seen as a genuine threat which must be treated with extreme vigilance.

MENASource by Mitchell Silber and Ioan Pop

Extremism Intelligence

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Ahmad in The Hill: America’s ‘catastrophic success’ in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Atallah quoted in Fox News on US counterterrorism concerns following the Pensacola shooting

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

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

Alami joins TRT World to discuss the ongoing fight against Daesh/ISIS after the death of Baghdadi

In the News

Extremism Middle East

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