member of Islamic State

'Islamic State': Let it not be a red herring

The quick 'acknowledgment' of the killings by the IS, the method of which does not fit the IS footprint, raises doubts about the veracity of the post. However, let the IS issue not be a red herring.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Unlike any that came before

Evidence emerged in 2014 that the IS' success in the battlefield had a lot to do with the disenfranchised Ba'ath party members of Iraq.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

'Islamic State': Let it not be a red herring

The quick 'acknowledgment' of the killings by the IS, the method of which does not fit the IS footprint, raises doubts about the veracity of the post. However, let the IS issue not be a red herring.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

IS or not, how does it matter?

While it is essential to eliminate IS link without dismissing outright the possibility of their existence in this country, it is also essential to identify and nab the perpetrators, keeping our mind open to all the possible motives for the killings.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

‘IS man’ on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court places a suspected member of Islamic State (IS) on a five-day remand in a case filed under Anti-Terrorism Act.