Category: War on Terrorism

UNDERSTANDING THE ISLAMIC STATE’S SYSTEM – STRUCTURE AND WILAYAT

By: Helene Lavoix Conflicting information regarding the Islamic State and the evolution of the war emerge everyday from the media, while analysts, commentators and official statements are no less swaying. For example, on 13 April 2015, “Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman”...

Algeria: A Bulwark Against ISIS

BY: GEOFF PORTER With the Islamic State (ISIS) facing imminent defeat in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, questions have arisen over where the group might seek refuge next. As the fight to push ISIS out of Libya intensifies, one country...