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Critical Developments

  • May 25, 2015
    Channel News Asia
    Boko Haram fighters hacked to death 10 people in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told AFP.Maina Ularamu, local government chairman of Madagali, in the north of Adamawa state, said the attack happened early Friday morning in Pambula-Kwamda village. "The attackers...
    Submitted by Jasmine Opperman
  • May 25, 2015
    New Yorker
    Jejoen Bontinck at his home in Antwerp, in December, 2014. The Belgian authorities who interrogated him emerged with a portrait of the radical Islamist recruitment process.In 2009, a fourteen-year-old Belgian named Jejoen Bontinck slipped a sparkly white glove onto his left hand, squeezed into a...
    Submitted by Jasmine Opperman
  • May 24, 2015
    Al-Monitor
    Last week the Islamic State (IS) seized control of both Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria while taking credit for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, which killed at least 21, forcing the Obama administration to rethink its strategy toward the terrorist group....
    Submitted by Bethany Rudibaugh