Global Political Islam

  • NGO: Saudi Schools Promote Religious Hatred

    October 20, 2017

    The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Watch has conducted a review of Saudi Arabia’s Education Ministry-produced school religion books and found that textbooks routinely teach hatred of anyone who does not follow the version of Islam promoted by national authorities.

  • Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Creates Opening for Global Jihadis

    October 20, 2017

    The continuing crisis of ethno-religious cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim community by the government of Myanmar has provoked a call by Mideast Islamist extremist groups, as well as Islamist governments in Qatar, Turkey, and Iran, to make Southeast Asia the next major front for global jihad.

  • As IS Retreats, Al-Qaeda Regroups in Syria

    October 20, 2017

    The full range and resilience of Islamist radical groups is on display in the war against the al-Assad regime in Syria, as the military defeat and retreat of the Islamic State (IS) has caused a constellation of al-Qaeda affiliates to replace IS in fighting to make Syria a sharia state.

  • IS Continues Claims of Responsibility for Las Vegas Massacre

    October 20, 2017

    Islamic State (IS) online propaganda platforms continue to churn out claims that the jihadi group masterminded the recent gun massacre of civilians in Las Vegas, despite disagreement among US law enforcement and intelligence officials about the veracity of the IS connection.

  • IS Uses Psychological Tactics in Wake of Las Vegas Attack

    October 20, 2017

    Some American counter-terrorism experts interpret the Islamic State's (IS) claims of responsibility for the civilian massacre in Las Vegas as a form of psychological warfare, as IS may be timing its slow-drip of evidence to undermine the legitimacy of the American government vis-a-vis its own citizenry fearful about the state's capacity protect the homeland against jihadi attacks.

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