October 15, 2013
In the past, conventional militaries were plagued by wartime oil shortages that severely undermined their battlefield effectiveness. But could oil shortages threaten military effectivenes…
June 19, 2012
A profile of the Japanese religious cult that carried out the 1995 subway sarin attack.
January 8, 2018
Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, nearly 90 percent of nation…
May 29, 2008
A profile of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, a militant Islamist group that is fully merged with al-Qaeda.
April 10, 2008
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad is an Iranian-inspired Islamic militant group that aims to derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and eliminate Israel from the region.
November 29, 2016
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
May 30, 2008
A profile of Jamaat al-Islamiyya.
May 21, 2008
A profile of three IRA splinter groups that remain active in Northern Ireland.
February 1, 2008
Syria has a history of aiding terrorist organizations, and is one of five nations on the U.S. State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism. Along with Iran, Syria has given substantial back…
November 1, 2005
The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade is a secular network of Palestinian militias aligned with Fatah that engages in sporadic violence against Israel.