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Global War on Terrorism

A bloody day in London town

29th March 2017 – The Washington Times

A bloody day in London town

Clifford D. May

“The Kafir’s Blood Is Halal For You, So Shed it.” That’s just one of the catchier headlines in a recent issue of Rumiyah, a slick online magazine published by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL. more...

Analysis & Commentary

27th April 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

2 American service members killed fighting Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan

Thomas Joscelyn

The US military announced today that two American service members were killed a third wounded during a raid against the Islamic State in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province. The operation was conducted last night in coordination with Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. more...

26th April 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Why the UK launched its first targeted drone strike ever

Thomas Joscelyn

On Aug. 21, 2015, the UK government launched its first targeted drone strike ever. The jihadist in the drone’s crosshairs was Reyaad Khan, a UK national who was remotely directing recruits to carry out terrorist attacks in his home country. Khan, also known as Abu Dujana al Hindi, was operating in the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria at the time. The UK had used unmanned aerial bombers in the past as part of larger military campaigns. But the 21-year-old Khan, pictured above, was the first jihadist to be specifically hunted in such a fashion. more...

24th April 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses the ISIS claimed terror attack in France. more...

20th April 2017 – BBC

BBC World

Clifford D. May

FDD President and founder Clifford D. May discusses the problems surrounding tracking potential terrorist attackers. more...