Tag: Islamic State

The jihadist threat in India

Overview Since independence in 1947, internal conflict in India has resulted in various forms of religiously motivated terrorism with specific features. In the past few years, the Indian terror threat context has had global organisations like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) as leading actors. For historical reasons, the jihadist threat in India primarily affects […]

Mozambique: evolution of terrorism threat

On 4 June 2019, the Islamic State (IS) transnational terrorist organisation released the following claim in Arabic: “With the blessing of Allah, yesterday the Caliphate’s soldiers managed to repel an attack by the Crusader Mozambican army in Metubi village, in the Mocimboa area, where the two sides clashed using different types of weapons. Many Mozambican […]

Burkina Faso: threat assessment

OVERVIEW Since early 2018, security has significantly deteriorated in Burkina Faso. The threat posed by jihadist groups, previously affecting the northern areas of the country (bordering Mali) mostly, has gradually spread to the eastern areas (on the border with Niger) and to the south-eastern areas (border with Benin and Togo). A sign of this progressive […]