Analysis

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Divided We Stand, United We Fall

OP-ED: Trump finds supporters on the European populist right. by Péter Krekó “We Hungarians and Europeans have an interest in an American foreign policy which does not seek to export democracy, does not destabilize […]

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Belgium’s problem with extremism

NEWS ANALYSIS: When extremist Islamism in Belgium is discussed, news media tend to focus on the Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek. The Belgian reality is more complex. Øyvind Strømmen IN EARLY OCTOBER, an assailant […]

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Hezbollah at a crossroads

ANALYSIS ­– With the Middle East in turmoil, the “Party of God” is transforming from an anti-Israel militia to a regional actor heavily invested in the Syrian civil war and resembling a conventional […]

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Who pays for ISIS in Libya?

ANALYSIS – During its rapid rise in 2014 and 2015, the Islamic State in Libya had money to burn. Where did the cash come from, and can the militant group survive its present […]

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Screenshot from a recent video released by Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham’s income and resources

ANALYSIS / OPEN-SOURCE INVESTIGATION – The jihadist fighters of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in Syria get their money and arms from taxation, tariffs, spoils of war, ransom, donations, oil trading, looting, asset seizure, sieges and […]

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