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Neglecting Afghanistan: Lessons to be Learnt From the 9/11 Attacks 20-Years Later

Exactly two decades ago, the United States witnessed a deadly attack that transformed the international security landscape overnight. Only six...
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#TalibanOurGuardians: Taliban Support Trends via Twitter During Afghanistan Repression

It is not a new agenda for Twitter to be the ‘go to' space for encouraging violent extremist activities, though,...
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Islam vs Islamism? The Realpolitik of Islamic Jihadism in Africa

Decades of internecine conflicts, and bloody civil wars have left inedible scars across Africa, and the consequent weakening (or failure)...
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What’s Next for Afghanistan Under the Taliban Regime?

In just 10 days, the Taliban was able to take control of most of the major cities and towns across...
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Afghanistan After the Withdrawal: What It’s Like for One Man Left Behind As the Taliban Takes Over

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Racial and Religious Profiling in the United States in the Name of ‘National Security’

Many things changed in the United States following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Changes in law, policy, and security were made...
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The United Nations in Africa: Mali’s Challenging Future

The Long Road Ahead The UN’s peacekeeping operation in Mali faces an uphill battle to stabilize the country, made even...
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A Tale of Two Withdrawals: What the U.S. Can Learn from the Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon

On August 15th, 2021, Taliban fighters captured Kabul without firing a shot, sending shock waves across the world and expediting...
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An Assessment of the Current Terror Threats to the United States

As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches and coronavirus is in rapid circulation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
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Is Boko Haram on the verge of defeat?

Over the last few months the Nigerian armed forces have enjoyed a series of military victories against Boko Haram, who...
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Views from Washington: How US Troop Withdrawal Will Affect the Taliban

On October 7th, 2001, former president George W. Bush launched the war in Afghanistan, following the 9/11 attacks. 20 years...
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The United Nations in Africa: South Sudan’s Quest for Stability

Background On July 9th, South Sudan celebrated ten years of independence, remembering how its people overwhelmingly voted for independence from...
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UN Peacekeeping Missions in Africa: Introduction and Analysis

Introduction United Nations peacekeeping operations are meant to help countries down the complex path of peace and reconciliation. Such peacekeeping...
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The World Needs to See the Taliban for What It Is: A Hybrid Terrorist Organization

Over the last weekend, the Taliban continued its country-wide offensive, successfully capturing several Afghan provincial capitals. While the U.S. continues to...
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Special Report On Youths’ Views on the Afghan Peace Process

This report sought to explore the youth of Afghanistan's views and perspective on the Afghan peace process. 187 respondents between...
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How Local Identities Can Shape a More Balanced Response to Terror

The traumatic impacts of terrorist attacks reverberate far beyond physical injuries and loss of life. Victims must often cope with...
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Afghan Interpreters, the Peace Process, and the Future of Indigenous Support for US Combat Operations

As the United States prepares for its withdrawal from Afghanistan, discussions have continued about the fate of Afghan interpreters who...
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Qatar’s Mediation Challenges in the Afghan Peace Process

As NATO’s 20-year campaign in Afghanistan comes to an end and the Taliban escalate their nationwide offensive, Qatar remains the...
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Deradicalization and Combating Domestic Terrorism in the U.S

On January 6th, 2021, white supremacists and militias breached the Capitol, deploying the use of violence and force. In light...
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A Bleak Picture for Afghanistan: A Weekly Update on Taliban Advances

In recent weeks, the Taliban have made unprecedented gains that continue to threaten Afghanistan’s stability. This furthermore increases the likelihood...
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