August 3, 2019

The Khawarij Paradigm: Takfirism as Expression of Unconstrained Islamism

Summery: The evolution of the ‘Islamic State’ from an integrated to a fragmented group is now close to becoming an irreversible process. Senior figures of internal […]
May 17, 2019

ISIS Brides: Perpetrators or Victims?

SUMMARY A report from the International Center for the Study of Radicalization suggests that 41,490 international citizens became affiliated with ISIS since 2014. 13% of these […]
April 21, 2019

Human Security, Economic Vulnerability and Terrorism in Afghanistan

Summary: Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires, and like a Shakespearean tragedy, tells the story of contending political and ideological groups whose internal goals […]
April 6, 2019

Policing Terrorism and Jihadist Tendencies

Abstract: The focus of this paper is to examine religious threats in relation to terrorism and jihadist tendencies. Islam as one of the prevailing religions in […]
March 17, 2019

Militancy and Its Impact on the Foreign Policy of Pakistan

Summary: A militant is a person who, in order to achieve certain aims, pick up arms and do fighting; A militant can also be motivated by […]
February 22, 2019

All hope abandon, ye who enter here: An account of fact and fiction regarding ISIS governance

Abstract: The primary opposition to ISIS thus far has been kinetic, but this paper will examine the endurance of society, narrative, and legitimacy. A critical assessment […]
January 27, 2019

Scientific Process of Radicalisation

Executive Summary Prevention measures include many initiatives and one of most vital initiatives is to use indicators of radicalization and identify early any vulnerable, effected and going […]
January 16, 2019

Countering Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo (al-Shabaab) Insurgency In Mozambique

Executive Summary By investigating the factors that contribute to and the risks posed by the series of armed insurgent attacks by Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo (ASWJ), also […]
January 1, 2019

Exploring the Concept of Jihad and Qital in Islam

SUMMARY The word Jihad, which has become very infamous in the world media these days, has a completely different perspective on Islam. The word Jihad is […]
October 26, 2018

Understanding the Transnational Criminal Organization

    Every counterterrorism analyst, policymaker and informed citizen should obtain and study the book Los Zetas Inc., Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico, […]
October 9, 2018

The Concept of Islamist Terrorism

Terrorism is itself a crime and it should be dealt with as a crime, however in some countries it has been dealt with differently. For example, […]
September 29, 2018

Durban Bomb Series and the East African Connection

Introduction The recent spate of bomb scares in Durban, KwaZulu Natal had the media, public, and security establishment astir. In a statement to parliament, the investigative […]

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