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April 4, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Major Nigerian Terrorist Arrested

The Nigerian Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and a spokesman for the Nigerian army announced on April 3 the capture and arrest of Khalid al-Barnawi, the leader of Ansaru (“Vanguard for the Pro…

al-Barnawi Arrested

June 6, 2012

Pakistan
al-Qaeda (a.k.a. al-Qaida, al-Qa’ida)

A profile of the international terrorist network that the United States has singled out as the most serious threat to U.S. security.

April 9, 2015

Iran
Neither Shocked nor Awed: The Arab Reaction to the Iran Deal

My research associate, Amr Leheta, wrote this terrific post on the Arab reaction to the framework agreement between the P5+1 and Iran. Enjoy! “The Nuclear Agreement…A Strategic Earthquake in the Mid…

Neither Shock nor Awe

November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Hacked World Order

The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …

November 9, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Closing Guantanamo?

President Obama vowed in January 2009 to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Two years later, the White House continues to face challenges to that promise, leaving critics to suggest the facilit…

May 4, 2011

Intelligence
The ISI and Terrorism: Behind the Accusations

Pakistan’s intelligence agency, the ISI, faces persistent accusations of links to terrorism, despite repeated denials.

February 23, 2015

Global
Economic Winners and Losers in the Oil Price Plunge

Charles Collyns, James Stock, and Mark Zandi join Bianna Golodryga, to exchange views on the recent oil price plunge.

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February 23, 2015

Global
Economic Winners and Losers in the Oil Price Plunge

Charles Collyns, managing director and chief economist at the Institute of International Finance, James Stock, economics professor at Harvard University, and Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's An…

December 11, 2014

United States
This Week: Torture Report Reactions, Failed Yemen Rescue, and a Deadly Palestinian Protest

Significant Developments CIA Torture Report. Official reaction in the Middle East to the release yesterday of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on torture has been muted so far, wit…

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