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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.

Al Qaeda leader threatens India, criticizes Pakistan in message on Kashmir

Ayman al-Zawahiri has released a new message entitled, "Don't Forget Kashmir." He criticizes the Pakistani Army and intelligence services at…

New head of al Qaeda group in Kashmir calls for independent jihadist council

Abdul Hameed Lelhari, the new emir of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), claims that a Pakistani agency recently tried to rein in…

Taliban suicide bomber strikes intelligence facility in Ghazni

A suicide bomber dispatched by the Taliban detonated his explosives-laden vehicle outside of a facility run by the National Directorate…

State Department designates Hizballah operative, Baloch separatist group

The State Department's latest terrorist designations include a Hizballah operative who serves as the "Chief of Hizballah Unit 200" and…

US military targets al Qaeda operatives in Syria

CENTCOM says the U.S. targeted a group of al Qaeda operatives in Syria who were "responsible for plotting external attacks…

Fighters throughout the Khorasan renew allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Islamic State's Wilayah Khorasan is the latest province of the so-called caliphate to release a video as part of…

Turkistan Islamic Party musters large force for battles in Syria

The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), an al Qaeda-affiliated group, has released a series of images showing a large number of…

Indian forces kill spokesman for al Qaeda group in Kashmir

Shabir Ahmad Malik (also known as Abu Ubaidah) was killed on June 26 in Kashmir. He was the spokesman for…