ISIS goes on horrific beheading spree

by Michael Carl -- The response in the West to the horrific beheading of dozens of soldiers at a Syrian base has been muted, according to an analyst in Washington, partly because more…

U.S. dollars flow to fund jihad

by Michael Carl -- Some of Africa's most notorious jihad groups, such as Boko Haram and al-Shabaab, are benefiting from an elaborate, international funding network, including large sums of money flowing from more…

County: Lifting prayer ban not good enough

by Michael Carl -- A Maryland county is back in court to ensure that its governing body is permanently allowed to pray as they see fit to open their meetings. Commissioners in more…

Jihadists move 'from
poisoned arrows to IEDs'

by Michael Carl -- Terrorism analysts are concerned that information sharing between Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram and Somali group al-Shabaab will mean a new, deadlier wave of violence. Consultancy Africa Intelligence more…

Warlords endangering lives of 50,000 children

by Michael Carl -- An international organization says a surging fight between two warlords in South Sudan could leave thousands of children starving, even dead, by the end of the year. The more…

Hope fades for schoolgirls held by Boko Haram

by Michael Carl -- Living conditions for the more than 240 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist group Boko Haram are worsening as they pass 60 days in captivity, according to a more…