Salafism

Africa in 2020

Each African state faces its unique prospects and challenges heading into the new decade. Nevertheless, there are common themes and transnational trends we may expect to shape the continent in the new year and beyond.

What You Should Know About Islamic State (ISIS)
What You Should Know About Islamic State (ISIS)

On Tuesday, a 29-year-old Uzbek national used a truck in a terrorist attack in lower Manhattan, killing at least eight people and injuring a dozen more. Writings found at the scene of the attack indicate the attacker had pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS).

Sunni Tribes
Countering Islamic Violent Extremism in the Fertile Crescent: The Sunni Tribes are the Center of Gravity

This article about how U.S. foreign policy could build relations with Sunni tribes first appeared in Issue 2 (Winter 2016)…

Inside Jihad
Through an Insider’s Eyes

Inside Jihad is a must read for anyone seeking to better understand radical Islam, why the challenge is so great, and what can be done to effectively counter it.