ISIS

Limited Mechanisms

How Does ISIS Seek to Restore Its Media Presence?

ISIS is currently trying to make use of its remaining media arsenal on the ground, particularly in Hasakah, Deir Ezzor and Hama.

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Coping Mechanisms:

How Does ISIS Attempt to Cope with Defeat?

Despite heavy defeats and strong military strikes, ISIS and some of its affiliates and cells are continuing their terrorist operations.

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Training Tasks:

How NATO Plans to Restructure Its Military Presence in Post-ISIS Iraq

NATO’s training mission in Iraq is not expected to be easy, given the rejection of foreign military presence in the country by Shiites.

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Controlling Chaos

How Does Stockpiling Weapons Feed Regional Instability?

Stockpiling weapons has become one of the major force multipliers of instability in the Middle East region.

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Constant Crisis

Fallout from ISIS’s Attack on the Libyan National Oil Corporation

Over the past three years, ISIS has stepped up its attacks on Libyan oil fields and ports in the oil crescent region.

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Clear Confusion

Why Have Iranians Begun to Promote ISIS’ Account of the Ahwaz Attack?

Tehran argues that Iran and all these countries are vulnerable to the upsurge of terrorist organizations.

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Numerous Factors

Why is ISIS trying to make a comeback to its previous strongholds?

ISIS seems to be intent on returning to the areas from which it was driven out or its influence has receded over the past period.

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Renewed Escalation

Will the Sleeper Cells Make a Comeback to Tunisia?

Growing calls in the recent period cannot be divorced from the fears voiced that Tunisia maybe on the threshold of a new stage.

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Possible Obstacles

Will Russian Succeed in Reaching a Settlement in Afghanistan?

Moscow hosted a new round of talks in an effort to reach a settlement for the conflict in Afghanistan, on November 9.

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Continued Confrontations

Will ISIS Employ New Terrorist Tactics?

The coming period may witness new patterns of terrorist attacks, carried out by ISIS or its sub-groups and sleeper cells.

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Possible Rivalry

What is the Impact of al-Baghdadi Video Message on Boko Haram?

The identification between Boko Haram and ISIS has been clearly manifested in the movement’s insistence on the use of almost the same methods.

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Kurdish Viewpoint

How do Iraq's Kurds look at Mashriq's issues?

A workshop hosted by FARAS to discuss: 'How Iraq's Kurds look at the issues of the Arab East (Mashriq)'

Misleading Ideology

How does the Terrorist Mindset Manifest on Social Networking Sites?

"Characteristics of the Terrorist Mindset as Reflected on Social Networking Sites" workshop held to discuss findings on FARAS research.

Mounting Threat

Future of Terrorism in Europe

FARAS held a workshop on May 31, 2017, titled "Future of Terrorism in Europe after Manchester Bombings.