Despite claims to the contrary, the Taliban seems fundamentally incapable of containing, much less eliminating, ISKP (Source: Twitter)
The Rise and Rise of the Islamic State’s Khorasan Province
Thomas West, US Special Representative for Afghanistan, recently...
The Afghanistan-based Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (source: Wikimedia Commons)
How Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban increases the global terrorism threat
The Strategist – 6 September 2021   The...
The Afghanistan-based Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Taliban and the global jihad
It took the Taliban less than ten days...
A scene from Israel’s efforts to provide medical care for Syrians along the Golan border (Credit: Shutterstock)
Essay: Ten Years of Savagery
  Syria’s demise and Israel’s response   The...

The suicide bombing of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel church in Jolo, Philippines, in January 2019 showed ISIS's reach into Asia
Asia Watch: ISIS sneaking back
  Amid the all-consuming distraction of the global...
Source: Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Israel and the Libyan Civil War
  In a shocking interview this month with...
A member of the Kurdish-led Asayish security organisation stands near a man in a wheelchair along an empty street, as coronavirus restrictions are imposed in Qamishli, Syria
COVID-19 and the Ghost Caliphate
  The coronavirus is generally held to represent...
ISIS took the foreign fighter phenomenon to a whole new level
Biblio File: The Road to Hell
  Road Warriors: Foreign Fighters in the Armies...
Captured ISIS fighters: A problem that may take decades to resolve
ISIS after Baghdadi
  The so-called caliphate has fallen, the leader...
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Is ISIS still a major global terrorist threat?
Israeli counter-terrorism expert Boaz Ganor considers ISIS after...
Kurdish “Rojava”: A story of grit, courage and self-sacrifice
Rojava Sundown
  The news emerging from northern Syria remains...
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, being interviewed by his group’s Al-Furqan media outlet, in a video released on April 29, 2019 (Al-Furqan media via AP).
The Killing of Baghdadi/ Lebanon in Chaos
Update from AIJAC 11/19 #01 This Update deals...