Global Political Islam

  • EU, OIC Seek Cooperation on Common Interests in Europe

    February 17, 2017

    The EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the 57-member multilateral organization that claims to represent Muslims worldwide, met in Brussels to explore an agenda for intensified dialogue and partnership on issues of common interest in Europe.

  • IS Ratchets Up Activities in AfPak Region

    February 17, 2017

    An Islamic State (IS) lethal suicide bombing attack against a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan signaled the group's campaign to target religious groups considered heretical by the Sunni Muslim militants and marked the ongoing deterioration in the security environment of the geopolitically volatile Afghanistan-Pakistan (AfPak) region of Southwest Asia.

  • IS Schools Use Modern Pedagogy for Jihadi Education

    February 17, 2017

    An article in Foreign Policy explores how the Islamic State (IS) leadership uses education to raise generations of jihadis with a carefully designed curriculum combining traditional learning methods with social media and innovative learning apps to seamlessly integrate jihadi training and messages into childhood education.

  • UN Agent: Tunisian Counterterrorism Drive Threatens Rights

    February 17, 2017

    Citing the use of counterterrorism measures such as "prolonged" detention and restriction of movement, UN human rights mandate holder Ben Emmerson has called on Tunisian officials to base their fight against terrorism in the global human rights agenda.

  • HRW Warns Against MB Terrorist Designation

    February 17, 2017

    Calling the global movement "a large and complex political organization operating in many countries," Human Rights Watch has warned the Trump Administration that a draft order reportedly under consideration at the White House designating the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) a terrorist organization would be a blow to domestic and international democratic politics.

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