Sherifa Zuhur

Dr. Sherifa Zuhur is Research Professor of Islamic and Regional Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College. She is also the Director of the Institute of Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Diasporic Studies. The views expressed here are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

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    Articles by Sherifa Zuhur

    Syria: A Haven for Terrorists?

    Are Syrian officials aiding the underground mujahideen railroad to Iraq? The many strong opinions on the matter reflect the different views of Syria’s future, its relations with neighbors, Iraq and

    A New Phase for Jihad in Egypt?

    The Egyptian government fought a low-level war with Islamist radicals in the 1990s and claimed victory through the use of hard-nosed tactics and negotiations with the larger, known militant groups.