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The advance toward Mosul has begun.

The advance toward Mosul has begun.

After months of intensive preparations, the advance toward Mosul has begun. The effort to recapture it will be the largest urban operation yet for Iraqi forces. Currently, the city is tucked…

Daesh in maps: territory, strikes, Mosul, Palmyra, funding, refugees.

Daesh in maps: territory, strikes, Mosul, Palmyra, funding, refugees.

The rapid advance of militants from so-called Islamic State (IS) across Syria and Iraq appears to have slowed – with some key territorial losses in both countries set against smaller…

Intel chiefs fear Daesh is planning to launch deadly car bomb attacks on European cities.

Intel chiefs fear Daesh is planning to launch deadly car bomb attacks on European cities.

Intelligence chiefs fear Islamic State is planning to launch deadly car bomb attacks on European cities, it was revealed. Officials believe the jihadi terrorists could use vehicles packed full of…

No connection with al Qaeda? : Jabhat Al-Nusrah metamorphosis into Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.

No connection with al Qaeda? : Jabhat Al-Nusrah metamorphosis into Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.

Al-Nusrah´s disembarkation from Al-Qaeda stems from its political needs and interests in Syria. According analyst Avi Melamed (*), what are the reasons for the alightment of Jabhat Al-Nusrah from Al-Qaeda? One…

Turkish military operation in Syria.

Turkish military operation in Syria.

Leading scholars from Russia, Turkey and the United States weigh in on the rapidly changing strategic environment in Syria, where a new Turkish military operation has already disrupted a fragile…

Jabhat Fateh al Sham, ‘third generation’ of Jihadism in Syria.

Jabhat Fateh al Sham, ‘third generation’ of Jihadism in Syria.

In order to replace ISIS & al Qaeda, a “third generation” of jihadists could soon rise to power in Syria. The country might be taken over by jihadists who want…

Syria-Iraq: Putin´s increasing power in the region, while U.S. is isolated and in dangerous situation.

Syria-Iraq: Putin´s increasing power in the region, while U.S. is isolated and in dangerous situation.

20/August/2016- By Victor Bjorgan.- The recent attack of Syrian government aircraft against Kurdish positions, made near where the US special forces operate, shows the increasing isolation and the difficult situation…

Elbit Systems new  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications.

Elbit Systems new  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications.

  Elbit Systems Introduces SkylarkTM C: A New  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications The system features a waterproof and floating air vehicle that provides even small vessels…

U.S. and Southern Syria.

U.S. and Southern Syria.

According to  an article written by EHUD YA’ARI (is a Lafer International Fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy) and published by Foreign Affairs, “Washington’s first priority should be…

Disaggregating the terrorist discourse on social media

Disaggregating the terrorist discourse on social media

The Foreign Research Policy Institute FPRI is proud to be the first American think tank to share a stunning and enlightening new video about the “parallel world” jihadist ideologues have constructed online —…