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What is Causing Radicalism in the MENA?



The emergence of Al-Qaeda as a global terrorist organization carrying out devastating strikes across the USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa shed a spotlight on terrorism, and by extension on radicalism. The attention has intensified with the rise of the …

The particular role of religion in Islamic State



Religion, specifically Islam, is central to the identity of Islamic State (IS). It was on the basis of religious doctrine that IS separated from Al Qaeda. It is on the basis of his belonging to the same tribe as the …

The American Tradition of Orderly Political Transition



In the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 9, Donald J. Trump crossed the necessary threshold of 270 electoral votes and became the President-elect of the United States of America.  At noon on Friday, 20 January 2017, Mr. Trump will …

Daesh’s Retreat / “تقهقر “داعش



يتناول صمويل ماريرو (المسئول التنفيذي بمركز الشرق الأدنى وجنوب آسيا للدراسات الاستراتيجية التابع لوزارة الدفاع الأمريكية) تحليلا بعنوان: “تقهقر داعش: مؤشرات تصدر القاعدة المشهد المتطرف في العالم”، ويؤكد المقال أن تراجع سيطرة تنظيم داعش على مناطق تمركزه الرئيسية في …