This December 2017 issue of the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) Sentinel features the following articles and reports: "Insurgents Again: The Islamic State's Calculated Reversion to Attrition in the Syria-Iraq Border Region and Beyond" by Hassan Hassan; "A View from the CT Foxhole: Joseph Felter, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia" by Bryan Price; "Violent Extremism among Central Asians: The Istanbul, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, and New York City Attacks" by Goktug Sonmez; "The Islamic State's Libyan External Operations Hub: The Picture So Far" by Johannes Saal; and "A Jihadi Takeover Bid in Nigeria? The Evolving Relationship between Boko Haram and al-Qa`ida" by Ryan Cummings.
Combating Terrorism Center at West Point: http://www.ctc.usma.edu/sentinel/
CTC Sentinel (December 2017). v.10 no. 11