AFRICOM has stepped up its air campaign against Shabaab since the beginning of the year, targeting the group 33 times.
Hosts Tom Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss the rise of ISIS and how the idea of building a caliphate in Iraq evolved over time. Bill witnessed the jihadists’ earliest state-building efforts during multiple embeds in Iraq.
Throughout its statements, the front group has made threatening the U.S. embassy one of its main talking points.
As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls for the Taliban to honor a non-existent commitment to “reduce violence,” the Taliban continues to train for war.
Gaza’s militant groups commend Houthi’s efforts to release Hamas members held in Saudi Arabia under terrorism charges.
On March 19, Turkey’s defense ministry announced the death of two Turkish soldiers at the hands of “radical elements” in northwest Syria’s Idlib. The attack highlights Ankara’s challenges in the Syrian province.
Hosts Bill Roggio and Tom Joscelyn profile Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) new emir, Khalid Batarfi.
Saudi Arabia has revised its educational curriculum, but the kingdom’s textbooks still include passages that incite hate against Jews, homosexuals and the “infidels.”