New kids on the terrorist block – an ISIS-K propaganda video
The Rise of ISIS-K
What we know – and don’t know   ...
Densus 88: Indonesia's elite counterterror force (Source: Creative Commons)
Asia Watch: A waiting game
While the world absorbs the sudden return of...
Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (left) with Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh in Doha, Qatar (Source: Facebook/info.Hamas.ps)
The Taliban, the Palestinians, and peace hopes
The Taliban’s reconquest of Afghanistan, followed by the...
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...
With the Taliban now in control of the vast majority of Afghanistan, the world needs to swiftly deprive them, and allies such as al-Qaeda, of the resources needed to carry out external attacks (Image:  Naeblys, Shutterstock)
Confronting terrorism after the Afghanistan withdrawal
Update from AIJAC   09/21 #01 This Update...
Osama Bin Laden interviewed on Al Jazeera, October 2001 (credit: Maher Attar/Sygma/Corbis via Globovisión)
Al Jazeera, Qatar and the Taliban
When Taliban insurgents seized the presidential palace in...
Pakistan and the Taliban's Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan are close allies, with the Pakistanin security services having provided arms, bases and training to the Taliban, even while Pakistan was ostensibly assisting the US-led coalition fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. (Photo: Oleg Bezrukov/ Shutterstock)
Pakistan and the Taliban
Update from AIJAC   08/21 #04 In 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...
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How Afghanistan fell to the Taliban so quickly – Jeremy Jones on SBS radio
The situation in Afghanistan is uncertain and evolving...
The US-trained Afghan army was improving, but everyone knew it was not yet ready to operate without international assistance (Source: Flickr)
Afghanistan didn’t have to end this way
As Afghanistan collapsed, there was no shortage of...
A Taliban fighter stands guard at a checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan, 17 August 2021. (Credit: EPA/Stringer/AAP)
Editorial: Picking up the pieces
The collapse of the Afghan security forces like...
Image: sameer madhukar chogale, Shutterstock
The Afghan debacle: the view from Israel
Update from AIJAC 08/21 #03 This Update deals...