An analysis of Egypt’s war on ISIS in the Sinai

While being defeated in Iraq and Syria, the so-called Islamic State still fights on in other regions. In the Sinai they appear to hold their ground – despite a brutal crackdown by the country's military.

Abd al-Fattah as-Sisi
The gun ship
Instability in Libya and security threats for Tunisia

While Tunisia has struggled with its own security concerns and economic problems since the 2011 revolution, ongoing instability in Libya poses a continued threat.

Civil War Libya and its Spillover to Egypt

Egyptian terror groups are plotting attacks from Libya, while arms smuggling across the border provides weapons to insurgents across the county. Cracking down will be difficult for Egypt’s president.

Tahrir Square in Cairo. Since 2013, Egypt has experienced extremist attacks in its major cities and on the Sinai Peninsula, most recently the 24 November mosque attack that killed more than 300 worshippers.
A 'We love Manchester' sign hanging on the Didsbury Mosque, where the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi had worshipped.
After the Manchester Bombing

In the aftermath of the bombing at the Manchester Arena in May, Libyans in the city have stood together with the wider community in the face of terrorism, amid anti-Muslim hate crime.

Abu Ghraib
A Former Iraqi Terrorist Finds Sanctuary In Switzerland

Hassan was 15 when war broke out in Iraq in 2003. Only a few years later, he was running a small business: kidnappings, attacks on military posts and later attacks on Shiites as well. And in post-war Iraq, his story is not unique.

Selling fuel at the road-side
Poverty and Crime Rise in Post-Revolution Tunisia

Smuggling and jihad are among the few ways to make money in central Tunisia. Post-revolution the situation has grown even more dangerous and desperate.