U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has not certified to Congress that Pakistan has taken sufficient action against the Haqqani network, a move that will cost Pakistan $300 million in U.S. military reimbursements.
World Vision International, a Christian humanitarian aid organization, is under the microscope after Israeli authorities arrest their Gaza manager for allegedly funneling the organization’s money to Hamas.
Hezbollah became the first non-state actor to use drones for attacks in Syria over the last two weeks. As the group’s role continues to grow in Syria, will their battleground experiences haunt the U.S. and Israel in the future?
Bangladeshi authorities have detained two alleged masterminds of the Gulshan and Sholakia attacks and have identified five top financiers of the homegrown terrorist group which is believed to be behind both terrorist operations.
The al-Nusra Front’s rebranding operation announced on July 28, 2016 offers the group’s traditional financiers, especially Qatar, an unprecedented opportunity for more overt material and financial support.
The tones and themes of the Islamist mob who responded to Turkish president Erdogan’s call to resist the attempted putsch on July 15 projects a fearsome scenario for Turkey, should Erdogan seek an Islamist counter-revolution after his crackdown on the military, judicial and education apparatus.
Boko Haram pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2015, but U.S. intelligence reports show that ISIS does not necessarily support the Nigerian group financially. Rather, it seems their alliance is one of mere branding.