Bahraini militants buried in Iran

The funerals further highlight Iran's support of Bahraini Shia militias.

Amir Toumaj & Caleb Weiss

Bahraini militant group adopts IRGC branding

The new branding further highlights Saraya al Ashtar's role within the Iranian-led "Axis of Resistance"…

Caleb Weiss

US kills four Shabaab jihadists in Somali airstrike

US forces killed four Shabaab terrorists in a strike in southern Somalia. The strike is…

Bill Roggio & Alexandra Gutowski

Analysis: ISIS hasn’t been defeated

On January 19, the Pentagon released its new National Defense Strategy, which prioritizes "inter-state strategic…

Thomas Joscelyn

French soldiers killed by IED in northern Mali

The deadly IED blast comes just a week after major French raids on JNIM positions…

Caleb Weiss

US strike kills three Shabaab fighters in Somalia

US forces have conducted four strikes in Somalia in 2018, all of which targeted Shabaab. 

Alexandra Gutowski

Parsing the Iran portions of the 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment

On select measures of the Iran threat, the 2018 document is remarkably consistent with themes…

Behnam Ben Taleblu

State Department designates Burkinabe jihadist group Ansaroul Islam

The State Department has designated Ansaroul Islam, a Burkinabe jihadist group affiliated with al Qaeda's…

Caleb Weiss