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The Battle For Europe

6th May 2016 – Hoover Institution

The Battle For Europe

Reuel Marc Gerecht

In 2004 Gilles Kepel, the noted French scholar of the modern Middle East and Muslims in Europe, wrote: more...

Analysis & Commentary

25th July 2016 – Quoted by Ari Lieberman - FrontPage Magazine

Afghanistan, a Model for Obama’s Failed Global Leadership

Bill Roggio

Twin suicide blasts struck Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul last week killing at least 80 and injuring as many as 260. The death toll is likely to rise as many of the injured are in a critical state. The resultant carnage was gruesome even by Afghan standards. Bodies in grotesque, unnatural postures, were strewn about. Some had severed limbs while others were decapitated. The Islamic State, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh – the Obama administration is still in the midst of formulating a policy on what to call them -- claimed responsibility for the atrocity. more...

23rd July 2016 – The Long War Journal

Islamic State claims suicide bombings at Kabul protest

Bill Roggio

The Islamic State claimed credit for a double suicide attack today in Kabul that killed more than 60 people, wounded at least 200 more and caused much of the city to be shut down. more...

21st July 2016 – The Long War Journal

Taliban seizes district in northern Afghanistan

Bill Roggio

The Taliban took control of the district of Qala-i-Zal in Kunduz province after an operation the put Afghan forces under siege, Afghan officials and the Taliban confirmed. The district is the latest to fall under Taliban control. more...

14th July 2016 – The Long War Journal

US kills Pakistani Taliban commander behind attacks on schools

Bill Roggio

News of Mansour’s death was released by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations directorate, or ISPR. more...