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Extremism Assessment Series: Homegrown Islamist Extremism in the US

Summary of Extremist Assessment There is no set profile of a homegrown violent extremist; can be any ethnicity and can…

4 years ago

Trump Called Off Negotiations with Taliban: What’s Next?

Ahmad Mohibi's news analysis on Afghanistan's TOLOnews in regards to the 9/11 anniversary that marks the 18 years of US…

4 years ago

My Reflections on 9/11 Memorial

I distinctively remember the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 as I was barely weeks into a yearlong youth exchange…

4 years ago

US-Taliban Peace Talks: So Close, Yet So Far

The United States slowly inched toward a peace deal with the Taliban since talks in Doha, Qatar began some months…

4 years ago

Assassination of top commanders paves the way for Taliban to advance

Famous Afghan commander killed in Northern Afghanistan Hours into September 1st, a mine detonated and killed General Nazir Mohammad Niazi…

4 years ago

Lessons From the Past: From Feminism to Women Joining Terrorist Organizations

Women have always demonstrated capabilities of exerting powerful influence in the world. Undoubtedly, the Nineteenth Century provides a glorious example…

4 years ago

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

4 years ago

Extremism Assessment Series: The Proud Boys

The Proud Boys participate in semi-organized violence, typically associated with political protests The group has been directly and indirectly linked…

4 years ago

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

The Afghan Peace Talks on the Eve of Their Presidential Election Mullah Khairullah Khaikhwah, a senior member of the Taliban,…

4 years ago

Extremism Assessment Series: Sovereign Citizens Movement

The sovereign citizen movement is often disorganized, but organized groups do exist. The spread of this extremist ideology typically exists…

4 years ago