X

Author: Bill Roggio and Caleb Weiss

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of The Long War Journal. Caleb Weiss is an intern at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a contributor to The Long War Journal.

Shabaab attacks focus on Somali military, African Union forces

Shabaab has managed to launch 418 attacks of different types during the six-month timeframe in support of its persistent and…

Taliban, Islamic State continue battle in northern Afghanistan

The rise of the Islamic State in Jawzjan province over the past year has threatened the Taliban's operations in the…

Iraqi Police, Hezbollah Brigades clash in Baghdad

The standoff between the police and Hezbollah Brigades may portend an upcoming power struggle between Iraq's established security forces and…

US Special Forces soldier killed in Shabaab ambush

At least four other US Special Forces personnel, as well as a Somali special forces soldier, were also wounded. The…

Islamic Jihad Union conducts joint raid with the Taliban

The IJU is the second foreign jihadist group to highlight joint battlefield operations with the Afghan Taliban in recent weeks.

Turkistan Islamic Party highlights joint raids with the Afghan Taliban

Turkistan Islamic Party fighters, alongside the Afghan Taliban, released a video showing the combined forces overrunning remote Afghan military outposts…

Shabaab eulogizes ally of rebellious American jihadist

Khattab al Masri, a foreign fighter who sided with Omar Hammami during his dispute with Shabaab, reconciled with the terrorist…

US Inspector General acknowledges Iran-backed militias obtained Abrams tanks

The report also notes that the US State Department has pressed the Iraqi government for the return of the tanks,…