ATbar ICT's Publications


ICT’s Research and Publications include short analyses and in-depth publications on a wide variety of topics including: terrorism, counter-terrorism, homeland security, radicalization process, cyber-terrorism, reviews from Jihadi Websites and insights from our database.


IHH: The Nonprofit Face of Jihadism. An In-Depth Review

16/05/2019 | by Ahmet S Yayla
IHH (The Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief) is a Turkish NGO active in 135 countries and seemingly dedicated entirely to humanitarian aims. In fact, mounting evidence suggests that IHH also operates as a hidden arm of the Turkish government in the conflict zones of the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
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Leveraging Middlemen, Big Data and Crypto Currency to Counter Terror Financing

13/05/2019 | by Vilenko, Ofer
The increasing use of cryptocurrency to fund terror organizations as well as criminal activity raises the question of how we should fight this phenomenon and curtail its very existence, use and effect.
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The Sri Lanka Jihadist (ISIS?) Attacks: How Real the Change?

02/05/2019 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)

How important are the Sri Lanka bombings for ISIS’s revival?

The following report examines the magnitude and complexity of the Sri Lanka bombings 

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A First Take on the Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

29/04/2019 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)
In the morning of April 21, 2019, seven suicide bombers conducted attacks against the St. Anthony's Church in Colombo, St Sebastian's Church in the western coastal town of Negombo and another church in the eastern town of Batticaloa, in Sri Lanka, as well as three luxury hotels in the capital Colombo, the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand, and the Kingsbury.
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The threat of Iranian armed drones

07/04/2019 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.)
In March 2019, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) held a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC flew about 50 "offensive and combat" drones in the Persian Gulf, including the "Saegheh" unmanned combat aerial vehicles based on the American RQ-170's, flying wing design
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