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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
On Sunday, Kabul once again fell under the control of the Taliban [Ṭālibān], as the movement began a new era of hard-line rule in the city, twenty years after their removal from power.    Today, regional and national voices warn of the consequences of Taliban's takeover of the government. Questions...
American President Joe Biden’s decision to completely withdraw American military forces from Afghanistan by this upcoming September 11 has serious implications.  It is the end of an era that began with the 9/11 terrorist attacks and had witnessed the American invasion of Afghanistan, the war on...
In this article, Egyptian researcher Dr. Kamāl Ḥabīb narrows down ten writings that he believes lay the foundation for using violence and explicitly call for it under the concepts of al-ḥākimiyya [God’s sovereignty], defending Muslim lands, and applying the sharīʿah [Islamic law]. 
A few weeks ago, Turkish authorities released an Egyptian terrorist sentenced to death in Egypt for his role in the Kerdasa [Kirdāsa] Massacre after detaining him for six months without explaining the reason for his detention or his subsequent release.
The Swedish website “Nordic Monitor“, found out that one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s advisors supported the Egyptian Islamic Jihād, a group that the United Nations Security Council included in its list of groups connected with al-Qāʿidah. During the 90s the presidential advisor,...
On Wednesday, Egyptian authorities carried out the execution of terrorist Hishām ʿAshmāwī after he was convicted of committing several terror-related crimes among them being targeting prominent figures and civilians and carrying out the bombings of several security facilities.
The Observatory for Monitoring for Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Ideologies in Dār al-Iftāʾ confirmed that Turkey plans to turn Libya into a new stronghold for ISIS. The observatory also stated that the Muslim Brotherhood in Tunisia and Libya works hard to move ISIS fighters from Syria and Iraq to...
An official declaration about the White House’s will of labelling the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization has raised widespread fear and criticism both in the US and in the international arena. On Tuesday, Sarah Sanders, the Presidential Press Secretary, said that Donald Trump...
Russian intern Yana Kabirova interned with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between December 10 and December 31, 2018. Her chief interest was in extremism in the Muslim world and thus we introduced her to Professor Abdallah Schleifer, a prominent Middle East expert, chief editor of The Muslim...

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