ISIS

No good news in the Middle East

The Islamic State (IS) and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (an al-Qaeda affiliate, known earlier as the Nusra Front) have effectively been ejected from Lebanese territory by the army there. The latest twist in Middle East politics is the recent Lebanese experience.

September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018

Hard power and the war on terror in South Asia

Hard power or the coercive use of force has emerged as the most preferred tool in combatting terrorism in the post-9/11 era.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

No good news in the Middle East

The Islamic State (IS) and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (an al-Qaeda affiliate, known earlier as the Nusra Front) have effectively been ejected from Lebanese territory by the army there. The latest twist in Middle East politics is the recent Lebanese experience.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

The ouster of ISIL from Mosul

It is the considered opinion of scholars and observers of terrorism and extremism that the ISIL capture of Mosul was the most significant...

June 13, 2017
June 13, 2017

Islamic State calls for attacks in West during Ramadan

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began in late May.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Turkey: IS has lost all territory along Syria-Turkey border

Islamic State group is expelled from the last strip of territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border by Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Man held in Singapore for promoting violence, radicalism, and IS

A Singaporean who actively spread radical ideology online and helped radicalise at least two other citizens is detained under the Internal Security Act in Singapore.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Fighting an ideological battle

The Gulshan attack of July 1 was meant to strike terror in the hearts of foreigners and women who, according to the terrorists do not conform to their ideals.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Sheltering café attackers: 3 sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court sends three people, who were arrested for renting out a flat to suspected Gulshan café attackers, to jail after completion of their eight-day remand each.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Defeated forces of 1971 behind ‘militant attacks’: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan holds the defeated forces in the Liberation War of 1971 solely responsible for the recent militant attacks across the country.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Madrasa teacher held for ‘renting house to Sholakia attacker’

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains a madrasa teacher in Gaibandha for renting out his house to a suspected militant, who was arrested during Sholakia attack on the Eid day.