‘Fight Them Until There Is No Fitnah’: The Islamic State’s War With al-Qaeda

  Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 13 Issue: 4   February 20, 2015 11:13 AM Age: 2 days   By: Wladimir van Wilgenburg   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, and Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda.   Recent events have raised fresh questions over the relationship between the Islamic State militant group and…

The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security

Link to Resource: The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security External Links icon The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security External Links icon   Tobias Feakin Australian Strategic Policy Institute 23 September 2014 This paper examines three…

The weekly briefing, 8 September 2014: Al-Shabaab leader killed in US drone strikes, ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels, Russian ships depart to reopen Arctic naval base, and more

Source: Intelligence unit Published: 8 September 2014 Filed: 8 September 2014   These briefings are produced by Bradburys Global Risk Partners in collaboration with Open Briefing. This week: Africa: Al-Shabaab leader killed in US drone strikes in Somalia.­ Americas: Government reshuffle in Venezuela indicates economic and political paralysis. Asia and Pacific: Japanese and Indian prime…

ISIS Threatens Al Qaeda as Flagship Movement of Extremists

By BEN HUBBARDJUNE 30, 2014  Video Play Video|1:24 ISIS’ Goals for Iraq and Syria ISIS’ Goals for Iraq and Syria Background on ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Video Credit By Christian Roman Publish Date on June 30, 2014. Image Credit Image by Reuters AMMAN, Jordan — As Syria’s civil war raged, a…

Al Qaeda-linked group urged Lebanon attacks against Hezbollah before Wednesday bombing

June 26, 2014 3:33 AM Firefighters put out a fire at Duroy hotel as people watch from windows following a bomb attack, in Raouche, … DUBAI (Reuters) – The al Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades had urged Lebanese Sunni Muslims to attack the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah a day before Wednesday’s suicide bombing in central Beirut.…