Interview: Inclusion the only way to stop radicalisation in Britain, ex-jihadist warns

By |2018-06-30T19:57:12+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: jihad watch, latest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nino Orto talks to ex-Islamist fighter Shahid Butt on the importance of community and education in making young British Muslims resilient to creeping radicalisation.

(By Nino Orto)”Twenty years ago the goals of the foreign fighters and the deep meaning of what jihad was were totally different compared to nowadays. We never targeted civilians and killed innocent people […]

The Fall of Mosul: How ISIS Managed to Take the City

By |2018-01-05T15:16:25+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When the jihadists advanced towards Mosul on 6th June 2014 their aim was just to take a neighborhood for a couple of hours. They did not expected that all the government apparatus in the city would collapsed like a house of cards“.

(by Nino Orto) Lieutenant General Mahdi Gharawi, responsible for Mosul’s security, knew the […]

Terror Attack in Spain: What we know so far

By |2017-08-28T18:08:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , |

As remarked by F. Reinares, various elements (e.g. the complexity of the plot, as well as trips abroad by members of the cell, especially the imam Es Satty) suggest there could be an international dimension

(By Silvia CarenziLast week, the Spanish region of Catalonia witnessed various terror-related incidents, including a vehicle ramming at Las Ramblas, […]

The Secret Book of Islamic State

By |2017-08-21T16:03:03+00:00August 19th, 2017|Categories: jihad watch, latest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

“What is happening today could be the systematic application of what is written in the 2006 book “Management of Savagery”

(By Nino Orto)From the repression of Abdel Nasser of Egypt, through to the Russian wars in the Hindu Kush and Chechnya, up to Syria and the plains of Mesopotamia in Iraq, jihadism continues to have historical […]