Special Report

Counter-terrorism Pitfalls: What the U.S. Fight against ISIS and al-Qaeda Should Avoid

This report examines President Trump’s emerging counter-terrorism policies, the dilemmas his administration faces in battling ISIS and al-Qaeda across the Middle East and South Asia, and how to avoid deepening the disorder both groups exploit.

Special Report / Global

Seizing the Moment: From Early Warning to Early Action

Wars can be prevented or mitigated by early, clear and well-designed political and diplomatic engagement. Yet policymakers are increasingly stretched by a myriad of global crises. Refocusing on knowledge, relationships, frameworks, strategic communication and pathways to peace is crucial to limiting and resolving the world’s current upsurge in deadly conflict.

Exploiting Disorder: al-Qaeda and the Islamic State

The Islamic State, al-Qaeda-linked groups, Boko Haram and other extremist movements are protagonists in today’s deadliest crises, complicating efforts to end them. They have exploited wars, state collapse and geopolitical upheaval in the Middle East, gained new footholds in Africa and pose an evolving threat elsewhere. Reversing their gains requires avoiding the mistakes that enabled their rise.

Also available in العربية, 简体中文, Français and other languages



Also available in العربية, English, Français and other languages

Exploiter le chaos : l’Etat islamique et al-Qaeda

L’Etat islamique (EI), les groupes liés à al-Qaeda, Boko Haram et d’autres mouvements extrémistes sont les protagonistes des crises actuelles les plus meurtrières, ce qui complique les efforts pour y mettre fin. Ils exploitent les guerres, la faillite des Etats et les bouleversements géopolitiques au Moyen-Orient, s’implantent en Afrique et constituent ailleurs une menace en constante évolution. Enrayer leur avancée nécessite d’éviter les erreurs qui ont permis leur émergence.

Also available in العربية, 简体中文, English and other languages

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