One has altered the Middle Eastern map, and the other has proven far more resilient than many believed possible.
Islamic State and Al-Qaeda in the Maghreb are locked in a fierce competition for one of the most lucrative frontiers of global jihad: West Africa.
Al-Qaeda has chosen India as a key pivot in its South Asia strategy.
Pressured by Western governments and Islamic State, Al-Qaeda is undergoing a transition as it struggles to remain relevant in the global movement it helped to create.
If Mokhtar Belmokhtar is confirmed to have been killed by a US airstrike over the weekend, it would remove an obstacle keeping the al-Mourabitoun from pledging its allegiance to Islamic State.
Military responses to the al-Shabaab Garissa attacks in Kenya are doomed to fail.
Washington just lost its ‘boots on the ground’ on the next major front in the war against Sunni extremism.
John Rosenthal argues that recent Western foreign policy missteps in Libya and Syria have fueled the rise of radical Islam.
Neither conservatives nor liberals have got it totally right in the post-Charlie Hebdo editorial space.
Rumors are circulating that Boko Haram’s mysterious leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed. If true, how will this impact the group’s operations?