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Eleventh Annual Terrorism Conference

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:55 A.M.–4:15 P.M.   The National Press Club Grand Ballroom 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor Washington, D.C. 20045   Agenda Registration  8:15 A.M.–8:55 A.M. *     *     * Welcome  8:55 A.M.–9:00 A.M. Glen E. Howard President, The Jamestown Foundation *     *    ... MORE

Diverging Trajectories in Bangladesh: Islamic State vs al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have adopted divergent strategies in their competition for dominance in Bangladesh. Al-Qaeda has sought to build popular support by exploiting the grievances of the country’s political Islamists, and by employing targeted violence against secularists, atheists and those who are perceived to... MORE


Pakistan: Government Losing Out to the Islamists Pakistan freed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest on November 24, one of a number of recent incidents that have shown the government’s increasing weakness when it comes to tackling the country’s Islamists. Saeed, the alleged... MORE