Underdogs, Divine Favour, and the Islamic State

by Milo Comerford

Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Retreat or Resurgence?

by Ryan Cummings


Religious Discrimination in Islamist Violence

Islamist extremist groups are increasingly differentiating in their violence between Muslims and non-Muslims, sparing the former a...


A New Impetus for al-Qaeda?

With ISIS on the back foot, the conditions are beginning to take root for an al-Qaeda resurgence.

Islamist extremism

Islam Is Both a Sword and a Shield to Violent Extremism

A recent UN study finds that religion is a potent factor in both fomenting and countering violent extremism in Africa.


Stamping Out Hatred in the Military

The suspected involvement of serving British soldiers in a foiled terrorist plot shows that the armed forces must remain vigilant ...


Between Refuge and Radicalisation

Refugee camps in many parts of the world are becoming recruitment grounds for extremists, as groups attempt to foment long-term di...


Boko Haram’s Exploitation of Children Contradicts Islamic Law

Boko Haram has normalised the use of children as human bombs in its attacks....


Hate Speech Threatens Co-Existence in Nigeria

Social media is fast becoming a tool for national disunity in Nigeria....


Myanmar’s Rohingya Conflict Intensifies

On 25 August, a group of Rohingya fighters launched a coordinated two-day attack on police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state....


Fighting Terror Post-Brexit: The Need for Cooperation

A leaked Home Office report has shed light on how the decision to exit the European Union will leave Britons more vulnerable to te...