Terrorist Networks

September 10, 2018

Al-Shabaab

Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, more commonly known as al-Shabaab, is a jihadist extremist  group based in East Africa. In 2012, it pledged allegiance to the militant Islamist organization Al-Qaeda. In February 2012, some of the group’s leaders quarreled […]
September 10, 2018

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Afghan Taliban)

The Afghan Taliban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader is Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada. […]

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