Assesments And Perspectives Terrorism

Terror Tracker Intelligence Brief: Dismantling of the Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) network in India

Reports from August 27 announced the arrest of Jamaat ul Mujahideen (JMB) cadre, Ejaz Ahmad alias Taufique Raza by the Kolkata Special Task Force (STF) from Bihar’s Gaya district on August 26. While arrests of the members of this Bangladesh based militant group have become a common feature, the latest announcement remains highly notable given the fact that Ejaz was one of the senior most members of the India affiliate- Jamaat ul Mujahideen India (JMI). The JMI was announced by the JMB in February 2018. 

Assesments And Perspectives Terrorism

ISIS ‘War of Attrition’: What does it mean & How is it different from Al Qaeda

Pro-IS media released a video calling for 'war of attrition' across 'Wilayah' on June 4 reiterating Baghdadi's Call for action to sustain the jihadi group’s operational momentum. While the jihadi group seems to be on an operational path of that of its predecessor, Al Qaeda, there continue to remain some glaring differences in the ‘War of Attrition’ launched by the two groups.

Assesments And Perspectives Terrorism

Post Event Analysis: Pulwama Attack

A Suicide Vehicle borne IED (SVBIED) targeted a CRPF convoy traveling from Jammu to Srinagar on February 14. At least 44 troopers were killed in this attack which was subsequently claimed by the Pakistan backed regional militant group- Jaish e Mohammad (JeM). The assailant was reportedly a young Kashmiri local and was supposedly disenfranchised by the perceived excesses of the Indian security personnel deployed in the valley.

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