Tag "Islamic State"
As the Islamic State loses territory in Syria and Iraq, the radical Islamist group is likely to increase its focus on foreign operations leading to a heightened terrorist threat in Europe for 2017.
Southeast Asia in 2016 has been marked by busy political agendas, challenges by ethnic tensions, religious conflicts, and regional stability issues.
In the wake of the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, terrorism is once again at the forefront of news about Turkey. A recent string of terrorist attacks underscores Turkey’s heightened exposure to instability caused by ongoing security challenges.
Despite tightening polling, Democrat Hillary Clinton is still favored to win the U.S. presidency—an already uneasy presidency that is likely to be defined by an even more unstable Syria.
September’s New York bombing increases the risk of Islamophobia and has potential impacts on the presidential race.
9/11 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of one of the most defining terrorist attacks in modern history. It shook the western world and had lasting effects.
The Islamic State is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia. However, local governments are developing new approaches to combat terrorism.
The recent surge of single-assailant terrorist attacks is part of the Islamic State’s strategy to create a climate of insecurity in Europe.