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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 30, 2009

Pakistan
Stabilizing Pakistan: Boosting its Private Sector

Amid a growing insurgency and escalating economic troubles in Pakistan, U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States must "help Pakistan help Pakistanis." Experts say strengthening the country’…

May 27, 2009

Philippines
Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines, Islamist separatists)

A profile of the terrorist organization based in the southern Philippines.

March 20, 2009

Conflict Prevention
The Troubled Afghan-Pakistani Border

The contentious border between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a site of major conflict, and houses some of the world’s most dangerous militants.

November 5, 2008

Iraq
Ansar al-Islam (Iraq, Islamists/Kurdish Separatists), Ansar al-Sunnah

A profile of a militant Islamist Kurdish separatist movement seeking to transform Iraq into an Islamic state.

May 30, 2008

Egypt
Jamaat al-Islamiyya

A profile of Jamaat al-Islamiyya.

August 25, 2008

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Institutions and Civil Society

A look into Pakistan’s institutions, civil society, and the various players less known.

August 29, 2005

Bangladesh
BANGLADESH: Nationwide Attacks Raise Fears of Growing Islamist Presence

This publication is now archived. The August 17 AttacksOn August 17, a series of 459 bombs exploded throughout Bangladesh within forty minutes, killing two people and injuring more than 120. The blas…

February 3, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Iraqi Ties to Terrorism

This publication is now archived. Has Iraq sponsored terrorism?Yes. Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein provided bases, training camps, and other support to terrorist groups fighting the government…

June 6, 2007

Religion
Religious Conversion and Sharia Law

A Malaysian court’s ruling against a Muslim convert to Christianity highlights the difficulties of blending sharia law with modern legal frameworks.