Implications of Turkish Troops' Incursion into Iraq's Mosul City
Entry of Turkish troops into Mosul indicates that Iraq may enter into a new chapter of internal strife.
Consequences for the Middle East
Maritime terrorist threats are no longer scenarios put forth by international think tanks and early warning centers
Why terrorist groups do not breakdown after leaders' assassination
Terrorist groups resilience despite assassinations.
Phase One of Raqqa's Liberation Begins
Liberating Raqqa can be understood within the context of the US relying on YPG forces, which is met with objection by Turkey.
The Battle for Mosul
Challenges to liberating the last bastions of ISIS in Iraq
The battle to liberate Mosul is of paramount importance to various local, regional and international parties...
Houthis and Moscow Hindering Negotiations
The Houthi rebels' rejection of the drafted political solution, presented by the UN Special Envoy, reveals their maneuvering attempts.
Unity in Aggression
Explaining the trends that incubate extremism
Important questions are raised about the environment that nurtures extremism...
Organisational, not Ideological
What is next for Al-Nusra’s Split from Al-Qaeda?
Abu Mohammad Al-Jolani announced splitting from al-Qaeda, and the formation of Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.
Diminishing Financial Resources of Terrorist Groups
There has been counter-strategies utilized by terrorist organisations to overcome financial restrictions.
Implications of the Nice Terror Attack…Why France?
Why is France a target of terror attacks? And what are the implications for France in this "new era"?
Why Political Islamist movements do not explicitly condemn ISIS
Political Islamist movements have varied positions on the war on ISIS, none of which explicitly condemn the terrorist group.
The opportunities and possibilities of cooperation between ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Yemen
The scenarios involved around ISIS and Al-Qaeda cooperation and their likelihood of expansion in Yemen.
Containment or Adaptation
Repercussions of Russian intervention on Turkish strategy in Syria
The Russian military intervention represents a definite setback for Turkish strategic goals in Syria.
How Iraqi Government Forces managed to reclaim strategic territories from ISIS
Two main reasons behind the recent progress of the Iraqi government's armed forces in its war against ISIS
Fighting Terrorism in the West
Legislative amendments were enacted by France & Belgium to domestic laws in order to expand the powers of their counter-terrorism.
Western Anti-ISIS Intervention in Libya
ISIS's expansion in Libya have prompted actions by the United States and Europe against the organization.
Does the Ramadi re-capture open doors to Mosul?
The strategy followed in the liberation of Ramadi City from ISIS has presented a new style.
Potential Consequences of Brussels Attacks
The most recent terrorist attacks carried out by ISIS sleeper cells have exposed a serious security failure in Belgium.
The Battle for Sirte
Political legitimacy or thwarting ISIS?
All Libyan parties were in a hurry to announce that they are deploying their military forces against ISIS in Sirte...