Spotlight on Global Jihad

Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 2-8, 2015)

The main event of the week was a combined attack carried out on July 1, 2015, by operatives of ISIS’s Sinai province against the Egyptian security forces. This attack has proved that ISIS’s operatives in the Sinai Peninsula possess considerable operational capabilities. Two days after the attack (July 3, 2015), operatives of ISIS’s Sinai province

Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 25 – July 1, 2015)

The main events of the week were three terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait, These three attacks were intended to achieve different objectives: the terror attack in Tunisia was intended to harm Western tourism and destabilize the regime, the terror attack in Kuwait was

Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 11-17, 2015)

This week, the Kurdish forces managed to capture the city of Tal Abyad, northern Syria (near the Turkish border). The Druze population living in the area of Al-Suwayda, southern Syria, is under twofold pressure by jihadi organizations. The Druze population in the northern Syrian Golan Heights (in the region of the village of Khader) fear

Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 4-10, 2015)

In Syria, ISIS continued its momentum of achievements in several battle zones. In Iraq, there were no significant developments this week. In Libya, the operatives of ISIS’s branch are expanding their areas of control and influence.

Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 21-27, 2015)

This week ISIS again focused on establishing and broadening its control over eastern Syria and western Iraq. The fall of the city of Ramadi raised doubts among the American leadership about the competence of the Iraqi Army

Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 14-20, 2015)

ISIS worked this week to establish and strengthen its control over western Iraq and eastern Syria by “cleansing” the “pockets” of Iraqi and Syrian army soldiers. In Syria, ISIS is making an effort to cleanse the “pockets” of the Syrian Army in the Syrian Desert, in the east of the country. The Al-Nusra Front and

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