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The Islamic State reshapes the Middle East

George Friedman | 26 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, Middle East, terrorism, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US have all been deeply affected by the success of the terrorists.

Pope Francis cites possibility of WWIII

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: inhumanity, ISIS, Pope Francis, terrorism, war, WWIII

Stopping the atrocities of ISIS

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, humanitarian crisis, Iraq crisis, ISIS, Islamic extremism, terrorism

Terrorism as theatre

Robert Kaplan | 09 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, propaganda, social media, terrorism
Technology, which Silicon Valley claim has liberated us, has also brought us back to the worst sorts of barbarism

Islam’s moderate voices drowned out by extremists

Ali Mamouri | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, terrorism
The overwhelming majority of Muslims want nothing to do with terrorism.

The homegrown jihadist

Michael Cook | 03 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, jihad, terrorism
What drives a 19-year-old American girl into the arms of some of the world's most vicious terrorists?

The jihadist movement: implications for the West

Scott Stewart | 13 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The battle against jihadism is essentially an ideological battle.

The Jihadist movement: franchises and grassroots

Scott Stewart | 03 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The fourth in a series of five articles on jihadism looks at the movement's franchises and grassroots.

The jihadist movement: definition and evaluation

Scott Stewart | 28 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The jihadist movement has splintered into many conflicting extremist groups.

The jihadist movement: insurgent and terrorist theory

Scott Stewart | 13 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The theory behind insurgency and terrorism: part 2 of a series.

Gauging the Jihadist movement: its goals

Scott Stewart | 06 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
In the first of five articles on the Jihadist movement Stratfor examines its goals and success in achieving them.

Somalia’s anarchy spreads

Samuel M. Makinda | 24 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, Somalia, terrorism
The Westgate mall attack threatens the security of the whole world, not just East Africa.

Terrorism triangle in Boston

Jennifer S. Bryson | 06 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: terrorism
Complex rather than single causality is the norm, not the exception, for terrorism.

Lessons from the Boston bombings

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Boston bombings, disaster preparedness, terrorism
Such things will likely happen again. We have to prepare ourselves for the next unexpected attack.

Boston Strong: Grace under relentless pressure

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 April 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Ambassador Ray Flynn, Boston Marathon bombings, Boston Strong, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Patriot's Day, terrorism
The day after last Monday’s Boston marathon bombings, the former mayor who embodies the great big heart and soul of that great city was defiant and determined. They not only responded to the terror with great humanity that day he told me on Tuesday, they would come back stronger and in greater numbers for next year’s Patriot’s Day landmark event. Nobody could have yet known what the week would still hold for Bostonians, and how drained they would be by the end of it. But, thank God, it ended.

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