Kathryn Haahr

Ms. Haahr is a foreign affairs and counter-terrorism consultant in Washington, D.C.

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    Articles by Kathryn Haahr

    Italy’s Underground Islamist Network

    In late July, Italian police announced that they had arrested three Moroccans in a counter-terrorism operation codenamed "Hammam." The operation was aimed at breaking up a terrorist cell believed to

    Catalonia: Europe’s New Center of Global Jihad

    The strengthening of Islamist groups, combined with an increase in jihadi networks and activities in and around Barcelona, underscores Catalonia's status as a European center for al-Qaeda-associated terrorism operations. Statements

    GSPC Joins al-Qaeda and France Becomes Top Enemy

    Al-Qaeda deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri's recent September 11 threat to France, coupled with al-Qaeda's official integration with the Algerian Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC), is significant for two principal

    Authorities Break-up GSPC Terrorist Cells in Italy

    On July 21, Italian officials announced that they had arrested four Algerian GSPC members because of their involvement in a variety of terrorist planning operations and terrorist support activities. The

    Assessing Spain’s al-Qaeda Network

    The Commission investigating the March 11, 2004 terrorist attacks in Madrid recently concluded that since the late 1990s, foreign radical Islamists have been using Spain for jihadist activities in support

    Spain’s 9/11: The Moroccan Connection

    Following the March 11 attacks in Madrid, the nature of the Islamist threat to Spain has become a sensitive matter for all Spaniards, including Spain's Muslims. As evidence emerges indicating

    Iran’s Changing Relationship with Hezbollah

    Iran's alleged links with al-Qaeda has eclipsed the fact that the Islamic Republic remains blacklisted by the U.S. State Department as the most prolific state sponsor of terrorism, essentially because

    Iran’s Changing Relationship with Hezbollah

    Iran's alleged links with al-Qaeda has eclipsed the fact that the Islamic Republic remains blacklisted by the U.S. State Department as the most prolific state sponsor of terrorism, essentially because

    Spain’s 9/11: The Moroccan Connection

    Following the March 11 attacks in Madrid, the nature of the Islamist threat to Spain has become a sensitive matter for all Spaniards, including Spain's Muslims. As evidence emerges indicating