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ICT's Commentaries provide short analyses and relevant insights on current terrorism and counter-terrorism events worldwide.

The views expressed in this publication are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).


The Beirut Explosion – Is there a Hezbollah Connection?

09/08/2020 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)

The major questions regarding the causes, and responsibilities, of the catastrophic explosion relate to the origin and destination of the ammonium nitrate cargo and the reasons that led to its storage in the Beirut port for six years.

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The U.S. Caesar Act Could Benefit Iran and Hezbollah

26/07/2020 | by Landau, Edan
On June 17th 2020, the U.S. Government started implementing several aspects of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019. The purpose of this Act is to make Syrian President Assad’s regime accountable for its atrocities during the ongoing Syrian Civil War, while at the same time sending a clear message to all those interested in doing business with the regime to refrain from doing so.
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Jihad in the shadow of the coronavirus

24/03/2020 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.)
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ISIS’s al-Qurashi's declaration of war on Israel

28/01/2020 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)
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The killing of Qassem Soleimani

05/01/2020 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)

The killing of Qassem Soleimani, the most powerful Iranian military commander, the long-serving head of Iran’s Quds (“Jerusalem”) Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), will have a major impact on the conflict between Iran and the United States and the situation in the Middle East.

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