Analysis: The Islamic State’s allegiance videos

The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency has released a video of eight jihadists in Sri Lanka swearing allegiance to Abu…

Thomas Joscelyn

Terrorists in Sri Lanka swore allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Islamic State has released three written statements and a video claiming responsibility for the bombings in Sri Lanka on…

Thomas Joscelyn

Islamic State’s Khorasan arm targets government ministry

A small team of Islamic State jihadists assaulted the Ministry of Communications in Kabul on Apr. 20. It was the…

Thomas Joscelyn

Islamic State claims attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today's claim marks the first time the Islamic State has claimed any activity in Central Africa.

Caleb Weiss

Doha talks postponed after Taliban objects to presence of Afghan officials

The Taliban has consistently refused to negotiate with the Afghan government, and said the composition of the delegation to Doha…

Bill Roggio

Al Qaeda group claims bombings in Tunisia

Al Qaeda's Uqba bin Nafi Battalion claimed its first attack since October 2018.

Caleb Weiss

Al Qaeda declares solidarity with Turkistan Islamic Party in the face of Chinese oppression

In March, the leader of the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) called on various al Qaeda figures to offer more rhetorical…

Thomas Joscelyn

US designates members of Rawi network for financing Islamic State

The Rawi Network extends around the globe. One of its leaders is a former captain in Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard.…

Thomas Joscelyn