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Category: Long War Journal

Analysis: ISIS hasn’t been defeated

On January 19, the Pentagon released its new National Defense Strategy, which prioritizes "inter-state strategic…

Parsing the Iran portions of the 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment

On select measures of the Iran threat, the 2018 document is remarkably consistent with themes…

State Department designates Burkinabe jihadist group Ansaroul Islam

The State Department has designated Ansaroul Islam, a Burkinabe jihadist group affiliated with al Qaeda's…

Islamic State claims church shooting in Dagestan

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a shooting at a church in Kizlyar, a town…

Pakistani terror groups launch multiple attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan supported jihadist groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed continue to attack Indian security forces in the…

Pakistani General talks tough on terrorism, but remains short on action

General Bajwa and Pakistani officials can pontificate all they like about how their country has…

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…

Pakistani Taliban confirms US killed deputy emir in North Waziristan drone strike

Sajna Mehsud was killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan, not in Afghanistan…