New Profiles And Articles On TRAC

  • The ABT objectives include the radicalisation of youths in Bangladesh, inciting active participation in a local jihad and seeking control of areas in Bangladesh. The group reflects a young generation of jihadist in Bangladesh, which uses cyberspace extensively in propagating jihadist ideology.

  • In addition to updating hundreds of existing TRAC group profiles, TRAC continuously profiles key individuals.  To date there are 5 individual profiles within Islamic State; 4 within al Shabaab 3 within AQAP; 2 within AQC; 2 within Caucasus Emirate; 1 with in AQIS.  Please click for complete listing and profile links.

  • On 10 November 2014, Ansar Jerusalem pledged allegiance to the IS. The pledge of allegiance was preceded by two envoys of Ansar Jerusalem meeting with IS leaders in Syria.

Critical Developments

  • November 21, 2014
    ADL Blog
    Ter­ror­ist sym­pa­thiz­ers are exploit­ing the web­site and appli­ca­tion Mixlr to broad­cast and dis­cuss their extrem­ist views online. Their use of Mixlr par­al­lels pre­vi­ous efforts by (ISIS) and its sup­port­ers to find...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • November 21, 2014
    The Guardian
    Jihadis have released a video of British hostage and journalist John Cantlie speaking about a failed US raid to save him and five fellow captives from months of imprisonment.Speaking from behind a desk and dressed in an orange jumpsuit, the freelance photojournalist, who has previously explained...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • November 21, 2014
    TRAC Illustration: Main Groups Supporting al QaedaVideo ReleaseA senior al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Sharia leader, Harith bin Ghazi al Nadhari has denounced the Islamic State (IS) for declaring an Islamic Caliphate. In a video, published on 21 November 2014 and titled "A Statement...
    Submitted by Jasmine Opperman