Global Political Islam

  • S&P Examines No-Deal Brexit’s Islamic Finance Impact

    February 20, 2019

    Highlighting the growing importance of Islamic finance in the global marketplace, Standard & Poor (S&P) has published research indicating that a no-deal Brexit will have minimal effects on the global Islamic finance industry, whose assets are on pace to reach $3.2 trillion by 2020.

  • Islamist Terror Attack in Kashmir Raises India-Pakistan Tensions

    February 15, 2019

    A mass-casualty suicide bombing attack on a convoy of Indian paramilitary forces in Kashmir by militant, pro-Pakistan Islamist group Jaish-e-Muhammad, or Army of Mohammed, has ratcheted up tensions in South Asia between the two nuclear states.

  • Pregnant British Teen Requests Return to Britain

    February 14, 2019

    A 19-year-old, pregnant British teen who went to Syria to support the Islamic State (IS) is seeking to return to the UK but declaring no remorse for supporting the caliphate, raising red flags for British authorities whose concerns reflect the broader reintegration risks associated with IS supporters as they try to return to their Western countries of origin.

  • Iran Blames US, Israel for Attack on Revolutionary Guard

    February 14, 2019

    Shiite Iran's President has accused Israel and the US of involvement in a lethal suicide bombing attack against Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps by a Sunni extremist separatist group and warned of possible retaliatory action, reflecting the destabilizing impacts of Islamist sectarianism.

  • US Charges Former Intelligence Officer with Espionage for Iran

    February 14, 2019

    The US Department of Justice has charged a former US Air Force intelligence officer who converted to Islam and defected to Iran in 2013 with spying for the Islamic theocracy and revealing intelligence as part of a broader cyber operation aiming to penetrate American intelligence and use social media to push malign activities.

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