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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.


The Radical Right and the Obsession with Bioterrorism

25/06/2020 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)
This paper presents a comprehensive and detailed picture of the obsessive interest of radical right-wing groups and individuals in biological warfare and bioterrorism since the 1970s
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France killed al-Qaeda's leader in the Maghreb

16/06/2020 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.)

The leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Abdel Malek Droukdel, and his closest lieutenants were killed on June 3, 2020, during an operation of the Barkhane French forces in Mali.[1]

Droukdel was a major strategic target in the fight against terrorism in the region. According to Frédéric Barbry, spokesman for the French military staff, this is an extremely severe blow to the organization

[1] France says its army killed al-Qaeda's Abdelmalek Droukdel, Al Jazeera, June 6, 2020.

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Command and Control in the Corona Crisis: Who Should Manage the Campaign

08/06/2020 | by Hirsch, Gal (Brig. Gen. Res.)

First published in IsraelDefense

Commentary: Recently we have witnessed a continuing debate over the authority and responsibility to manage the corona crisis. There are those who claim that the campaign should be managed in a different manner and with a different chain of command. This article presents the author's professional position on the topic

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ISIS’ Threat Assessment to Israel

01/06/2020 | by ICT Researchers
This document will examine the main messages coming from al-Muhajir Abu Hamza al-Qurayshi's speech and the responses it received from ISIS supporters. Additionally, the document will present insights gleaned from that speech compared to previous speeches made by senior ISIS members
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The Tensions between Iran and Pakistan

18/05/2020 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.)

Relations between Iran and Pakistan have been strained in recent months, with both sides accusing each other of not doing enough to stamp out militants allegedly sheltering across the border.

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