Tagged: Al-Qa’ida. Al Qaeda

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November Terror Threat Snapshot

The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security released its monthly Terror Threat Snapshot, detailing terrorist activities around the world. The November assessment highlights terrorist activity since 2013 during which time thirty states have identified jihadist movements; there have been 248 ISIS-linked incidents in 18 European countries; and, the predominant weapons used...

Al-Qa’ida’s Migration to Africa

The Royal United Services Institute has released a new report titled “Global Jihad Sustained Through Africa” that addresses the issue of Al Qa’ida’s role in Africa-based affiliates Al Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Al Shabaab, and Boko Haram. “Recent attacks in Nigeria, coupled with ongoing insurgency in Somalia and...