Mapping Libya’s Jihadists

Six years after protests first erupted in February 2011 against the brutal and repressive rule of Colonel Muammar al-Qadhafi, Libya remains a country beset by deepening political fragmentation, bloody internecine conflict and accelerating […]

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Migration and Jihadism in the Sahel

Political rhetoric conflating migration across the Mediterranean with the apparent rise of violent jihadism in Europe reached new heights in 2016. But is there a demonstrable link between migrants, jihadist groups and the lucrative smuggling networks […]

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Illustration: Jennifer Segal

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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