Javier Jordán (PhD) is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Granada (Spain). He was a Research Fellow at the Training and Doctrine Command of the Spanish Army and a NATO Research Fellow. He is currently Editor in-Chief of JihadMonitor.org.
On December 12, 2006, Spanish police executed a spectacular counter-terrorism operation in the neighborhood of "Príncipe Alfonso" in Ceuta (a Spanish city located in North Africa, just south of Gibraltar).
On Thursday, March 11, 2004, 10 rucksacks packed with explosives detonated in and around Madrid, causing the death of 191 people and injuring 1,800 more. Two days later, the police
Nearly two years after the March 11, 2004 terrorist attacks in Madrid, new militant Islamist cells continue to be disrupted in Spain on a regular basis. In 2004, Spanish Police