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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.

May 27, 2009

Philippines
Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines, Islamist separatists)

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

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’…

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.

August 25, 2008

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Institutions and Civil Society

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

May 30, 2008

Egypt
Jamaat al-Islamiyya

A profile of Jamaat al-Islamiyya.

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.

October 5, 2006

Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Five Years On

Five years after the U.S.-led invasion, Afghanistan continues to face a number of problems aside from its battle with Taliban fighters and opium farmers.

March 14, 2006

Iraq
IRAQ: Saddam’s Trial

This publication is now archived. What are the specific charges against Saddam Hussein?The first case to be brought against Saddam Hussein at the Iraqi Special Tribunal involves his role in the 1982 …