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Abstract: As the Biden administration starts work in January, it will face a new raft of national security challenges. Counterterrorism, as...Read
In 2017, the five-month “Battle of Marawi" waged by Islamic State-affiliated groups in the southern Philippines highlighted the gravity of...Read
Abstract: With the onset of inter-Afghan peace talks, it is important to take a close look at the Taliban—including their main...Read
Abstract: Kata’ib Hezbollah was Iran’s most favored militant group in Iraq from its formation in the mid-2000s until the death of...Read
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.