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Author: Thomas Joscelyn

Thomas Joscelyn is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal.

Analysis: Coalition, Iraqi forces target Islamic State leaders and fighters

The US-led coalition and Iraqi forces recently hunted down senior Islamic State personnel responsible for "overseeing operations conducted within Salah…

Islamic State claims its ‘fighter’ carried out stabbings in Melbourne

The Islamic State claims that one of its "fighters" carried out a stabbing attack in Melbourne, Australia earlier today. One…

Taliban, Pakistani military mourn death of extremist cleric

The Afghan Taliban, Pakistani Taliban and Pakistani military have all honored Maulana Sami ul-Haq, a influential and radical cleric who…

US and partner nations seek to disrupt Iran-Taliban nexus

The Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) designated nine individuals who are undermining the Afghan government. The nine include six Taliban…

US continues to expose Islamic State’s global financial network

Since early September, the US has issued terrorist designations for Islamic State moneymen operating around the globe, from the Caribbean…

US offers reward for information on 2 senior AQAP leaders

The US State Department announced today that it is offering rewards for information on two senior AQAP leaders: Qasim al-Raymi…

Analysis: Jihadists in Syria react to Sochi agreement

Hay'at Tahrir al Sham (HTS), the most powerful jihadist organization in Idlib province, has finally issued a statement addressing the…

Taliban confirms meeting with US delegation in Doha

The Taliban says its representatives met with an American delegation in Doha on Oct. 12. The group says that members…