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Fri, Nov 8, 2019

The death of Baghdadi: How ISIS used al-Qaeda’s mistakes to grow a caliphate

Optimistic predictions about the end of the Islamic State (ISIS) surged in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s October 27 press conference announcing the death of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but prove misguided in the long term. The threat posed by ISIS remains high, particularly outside the para-state’s previously held territories in […]

SyriaSource by Amanda E. Rogers

Extremism Iraq

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Daragahi joins Turkey’s TRT World to discuss how Baghdadi’s death changes the fight against terrorism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Wechsler interviewed by VOA Iran on how Baghdadi’s death affects ISIS operations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Farsi

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Alami joins TRT World to discuss the ongoing fight against Daesh/ISIS after the death of Baghdadi

In the News by

Extremism Middle East

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Five takeaways from the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

This is a serious but not fatal blow to the Islamic State, and the generational conflict against Salafi jihadist organizations is far from over. The Islamic State's center of gravity will increasingly be its narrative pull rather than its claim to represent a governing caliphate.

New Atlanticist by William F. Wechsler

Conflict Extremism

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Carpenter in Foreign Affairs: ISIS Is Already Rising From the Ashes

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Iraq

Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Nawaz in The Indian Express on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Nawaz in India Today on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

El-Gamal quoted in the Jerusalem Post on the aftermath of ISIS

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Middle East