Sunday, 24 October , 2021

Islamism

Bellingcat funded by US and UK intelligence contractors that aided extremists...

Supposedly “independent” website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc – and reaped massive profits – in Syria. By Kit...

The Anxiety Effect: How 9/11 and Its Aftermath Changed Gulf Arab...

Post-9/11 events have shaken Riyadh’s and Abu Dhabi’s faith in the durability of Washington’s support. As part of our series, The Legacy of 9/11...

Afghanistan, One Defeat Breeds Another | By Alain Gresh

Kabul has fallen, and it took the Taliban only a few weeks to sweep away the Afghan army, which had been financed and trained...

Biden Admin Gives Iran’s Mullahs Another Victory: Taliban Takeover

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Biden Grants Commanders ‘Full Authority’ to Target Daesh-Khorasan in Wake of...

by Ilya Tsukanov Aug. 27, 2021 At least 170 people were killed and over 1,330 more wounded in Thursday's twin bombing and gun attacks outside Kabul's...

Here’s what we know about ISIS-K, the splinter jihadist group, which...

26 Aug, 2021 photo: © Sgt. Glen McCarthy Australia’s Department of Defence/Reuters The US and the UK warned that Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K/IS-K) was planning attacks...

Top 3 ways Taliban’s takeover will revive Islamist movements

Farah Adeed discusses the ways in which the Taliban will revive the Islamist movements in Afghanistan now that they are ruling the country again....

Peter Bergen is Mistaken About Bin Laden’s Strategy

His plan was always to provoke an overreaction by Scott Horton * Posted on August 22, 2021 Famous journalist and terrorism expert Peter Bergen is making a...

Afghanistan: Drawing the lessons

By Herman Michiel 17 August 2021 We saw Taliban troops parade in the presidential palace in Kabul, from which President Ashraf Ghani fled abroad. The largely...

Afghan president flees the country as Taliban move on Kabul

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, TAMEEM AKHGAR and JON GAMBRELL Aug. 15, 2021 AP Photo/Rahmat Gul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s embattled president left the country Sunday,...