Tag: terrorist attack

IS new leader and threats in Eurasia
Posted in Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism

Islamic State’s new leader and future threats in Eurasia

After the Islamic State (IS) leadership announced the appointment of the new organisation’s Caliph, Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Quraysh, we might predict increasing terrorist attacks and operations in Eurasia, especially in the AfPak, Syria and Iraq.

Posted in AfPak Monitoring & Analysis Terrorism

Kabul: a terrorist attack against the Afghan Vice-President

On Wednesday morning in Kabul, unknown assailants attacked the motorcade of the first Vice-President of Afghanistan, Amrullah Saleh. The politician was not injured during the attempt. This event underlines how complex is the current situation of Afghanistan due to the Talibans’ activities and the presence of jihadist fighters linked to the Islamic State and foreign actors.