Hayder Mili

Hayder Mili is an independent researcher specializing in terrorism and security issues in Central Asia and the Caucasus

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Articles by Hayder Mili

Al-Qaeda’s Caucasian Foot Soldiers

In the West, Islamic terrorism is a threat traditionally associated with Middle Eastern men whose faces are easily perceived as "alien" and who present a suitable profile around which to

Tangled Webs: Terrorist and Organized Crime Groups

Since the early 1990s, Western law enforcement agencies have noted an increasing reliance on criminal activity by terrorist networks around the world. Funding sources from the Persian Gulf, charities and

Xinjiang: An Emerging Narco-Islamist Corridor?

While China's allegations of links between the Uighur insurgency and the al-Qaeda linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) are mostly based on fragmentary data, there is evidence that beginning in

XINJIANG: AN EMERGING NARCO-ISLAMIST CORRIDOR?

While China's allegations of links between the Uighur insurgency and the al-Qaeda linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) are mostly based on fragmentary data, there is evidence that beginning in