Predictably.
Thomas Joscelyn
An Islamic caliphate was his ultimate political goal and remains al-Qaeda’s chief objective to this day.
Thomas Joscelyn
A new report also looks at demographics and points to concerning trends in jihadist hotbeds.
Thomas Joscelyn
The intelligence community is inundated with ‘low to moderate confidence’ information frequently. Why did this get so much attention?
Thomas Joscelyn
The president isn’t all wrong about leaving Afghanistan, but he misunderstands the history of the war and the terrorist threat emanating from the regio…
Thomas Joscelyn
The group wants an emirate, not a power-sharing arrangement with the Afghan government.
Thomas Joscelyn
The Chinese foreign ministry has expressed outrage over an ambassador’s visit to discuss the pandemic.
Thomas Joscelyn
After the Alaska meeting between the U.S. and China, Russian officials quickly moved to boost China.
Thomas Joscelyn
Japan has long controlled the Senkaku Islands, but the CCP is trying aggressively to stake a claim.
Thomas Joscelyn
It puts pressure on the Afghan government while whitewashing the Taliban, for starters.
Thomas Joscelyn
It presents little new evidence and is unlikely to appease critics of Mohammed bin Salman.
Thomas Joscelyn
The new defense secretary might prefer to focus on China, but the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq can’t be wished away.
Thomas Joscelyn