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AQIM’s Imperial Playbook: Understanding al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb’s Expansion into West Africa
In 2021, the United Nations noted the newfound threats of the Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), a branch...Read
Abstract: Advances in technology, particularly biotechnology, over the past decade have dramatically changed the world. Scientists are employing gene editing tools...Read
At a time when power dynamics in the Middle East region are in flux due to the shifting circumstances of...Read
The Colleyville Hostage Crisis: Aafia Siddiqui’s Continued Pertinence in Jihadi Terror Plots against the United States
Abstract: The January 15, 2022, hostage crisis at a Jewish synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, resurfaced a longstanding jihadi cause when the...Read
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