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The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point educates, advises, and conducts research to equip present and future leaders with the intellectual tools necessary to understand the challenges of terrorism and counterterrorism.

The CTC Sentinel is a monthly, independent publication that leverages the Center’s global network of scholars and practitioners to understand and confront contemporary threats posed by terrorism and other forms of political violence.

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Terrorist Groups & Organizations

Islamic State & Predecessor Groups
This is the gateway to resources, research, and analysis the Combating Terrorism Center has produced over the last decade about...
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Al-Qa'ida & Affiliates
Al-Qa`ida has been a primary area of research focus for the CTC since our founding, and this page serves as...
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Boko Haram
Learn more about this deadly Nigeria-based group's suicide operations, the attackers who conduct them, and more.
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Haqqani Network
The Center's foundational and on-going research on the Haqqani network is key to understanding the group and its evolution over...
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