New Profiles And Articles On TRAC

  • The ISM is the first indication of organised IS presence in the Maldives, a country known for extremists favouring support to al Qaeda affiliates, like Jabhat al-Nusrah.

  • 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.

Critical Developments

  • November 22, 2014
    National Post
    ISIS is claiming that last month’s attacks that killed two Canadian Forces members in Quebec and Ontario were “the direct result” of its call for violence in countries that had joined the international military campaign against the terrorist group. The latest edition of the Islamic State of Iraq...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • November 22, 2014
    Albawaba
    In addition to securing the Tunisian presidential election three days before its scheduled date, Tunisian security agencies are trying to follow-up on the serious security development with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) declaring the establishment of “Wilayat Tripoli” in Libya. This...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • November 22, 2014
    Reuters
    Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.Word of the arrests, reported by a...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou