Tagged: Islamist

Midyear “Snapshot” of Terror

With primaries coming to an end and the general election in sight, the continued threat of terrorism will be fiercely debated in the weeks and months to come. Candidates will, hopefully, submit policy recommendations based on current trends and data. Luckily for the electorate, the Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)...

The Current Islamist Threat in the United States

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security recently released their Terror Threat Snapshot for September 2015. This monthly newsletter is one of the avenues the Committee uses to inform the American public of the terrorist threat across the nation. Each Snapshot contains a variety of pertinent information, such...

New Study on How Islamists Use the Qur’an in Their ‘Strategic Communication’

A new study has been released by Arizona State University’s Center for Strategic Communications (CSC) titled, “How Islamist Extremists Quote the Qur’an.” According the authors/researchers, their analysis shows that while Islamists frequently use verses from the Qur’an in their messages, it does not suggest that Islamists are offensive foes who...