Violence and Security

  • IS Takes Aim at Spain’s Religious Sites

    June 19, 2019

    A string of posts on an Islamic State (IS)-affiliated media site has called for attacks on an historic cathedral in Barcelona and other soft targets in Spain during the country’s peak tourist season.

  • Islamist Leaders Consider Response to Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

    June 19, 2019

    Leaders of Islamist groups, such as the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad, are contemplating violent and non-violent responses to the forthcoming US-designed peace plan for resolving the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian dispute.

  • Jihadism in Mozambique Destabilizes East Africa

    June 17, 2019

    Attacks on government and civilian targets in Mozambique signal the destabilizing impact of the Islamic State Central Africa Province’s (ISCAP) expanding scope and capacity of jihadist ideology and operations on the weak states of East Africa.

  • Europol Report: IS Targets Female Millennials for Recruitment

    June 17, 2019

    A new report by Europol describes the rationale and impacts of the Islamic State’s (IS) new strategy targeting female millennials for recruitment.

  • Hezbollah Plans Jihadi Attacks in North America

    June 17, 2019

    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and other security authorities report that operatives from the Iran-supported and Lebanon-based jihadist organization Hezbollah have been gathering intelligence on and planning attacks against major targets in the US and Canada.

  • Syria’s Idlib Province Is Islamist State-in-the-Making

    June 17, 2019

    The unfolding humanitarian crisis provoked by the Syrian regime’s escalating war to retake the Idlib Province from violent Islamist extremists is also an intensifying security crisis with implications for the Mideast and the US.

  • Growing IS Beachhead in Afghanistan Poses Global Threat

    June 17, 2019

    US military officials report grave concerns over the global threat posed by the consolidation of an Islamic State (IS) beachhead in Afghanistan’s northeastern border areas with Pakistan.

  • Afghan Government Releases Imprisoned Taliban Fighters

    June 12, 2019

    The Government of Afghanistan is releasing hundreds of imprisoned Taliban fighters in what is intended as a goodwill gesture for improving the political climate for negotiations for a durable peace in the decades-long war between the jihadist group and the fragile government in Kabul.

  • US Indictment Reveals Ongoing Terror Threat in NY, DC

    June 12, 2019

    The details of the recent indictment of a Bangladeshi green-card holder in federal district court in Brooklyn reveal the ongoing targeting of Washington, DC, and New York City by Islamist terror networks.

  • EU Council Adopts Conclusions on Prison Radicalization

    June 12, 2019

    The Council of the EU has adopted a set of conclusions on radicalization in prisons, calling on EU member states to adopt “various good practices” including setting up specialized units to counter violent extremism in prisons and psychological support on release to blunt radicalization efforts.

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