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New CTC report examines Islamic State Khorasan

December 3, 2018

In the years following its official formation in January 2015, the Islamic State Khorasan (ISK) has conducted some of the most devastating attacks in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, persisting in the face of U.S. airstrikes, Pakistani military operations, and clashes with the Afghan Taliban. But what exactly is ISK? What are...

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CDT Chance Mathias is the CTC’s Cadet of the Month for February 2019
Meet Cadet Chance Mathias, the CTC Cadet of the Month for February 2019. Chance claims Fayetteville, North Carolina, as his...
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CDT Alexander Orta is the CTC’s Cadet of the Month for January 2019
Meet Cadet Alexander Orta, the CTC Cadet of the month for January. Alexander is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, and is...
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New York Times article cites CTC Sentinel articles
A new New York Times article, written by Rukmini Callimachi, cites two CTC Sentinel pieces by longtime contributors Hassan Hassan and Michael...
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Jen Easterly delivers address to cadets in annual CTC Yearling Lecture
On 29 November, the Combating Terrorism Center was honored to host Jen Easterly at its annual Yearling Lecture. Ms. Easterly...
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CTC cadets travel to New York City
On 19 November, CTC faculty and 48 cadets enrolled in SS464: Homeland Security & Defense, SS465: Terrorism, and SS466: Combating...
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CDT Daniel Gibbons is the CTC’s Cadet of the Month for November 2018
Meet CDT Daniel Gibbons, the CTC Cadet of the Month for November. At West Point, CDT Gibbons is an International...
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CTC announces opening of two faculty positions
The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point is pleased to announce the opening of two faculty positions. Applications will remain...
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Downing Scholars travel to Washington, D.C.
The Downing Scholar program is a competitive, advanced civil-schooling opportunity for hard-charging, mid-level Army officers. Earlier this month, the current...
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