Critical Threats Weekly Update 2/1/2023


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Salafi-Jihadi Movement Weekly Update
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Brian Carter, Kathryn Tyson, Liam Karr, and Peter Mills
The Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham likely made a strategic choice to decrease its attacks in some areas of Iraq to enable their use as transit zones. ISIS continues to use Ninewa province in northwestern Iraq to move supplies and personnel to support its attack cells in eastern Iraq.  READ MORE >>

The Islamic State is leveraging networks across multiple continents to sustain both new and established affiliates. A US military raid in northern Somalia killed a key ISIS facilitator in northern Somalia. READ MORE >>

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) significantly escalated its attack campaign against the Pakistani state with a major suicide bombing targeting police in northwestern Pakistan on January 30 .  READ MORE >>
August 2022
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