As Islamic extremists continue their advance across Iraq, this Brief takes stock of terrorism-related developments in the Middle East and North Africa. What factors explain the escalation in terror attacks? And what steps – legal or otherwise – are governments taking to counter the ‘jihadi highway’ that now spans the region?
In the media/comments
Florence Gaub was quoted in an article about the upcoming launch of the Al Arab al jedid television network.
Thierry Tardy was interviewed about the capacity of the international community to prevent civilian massacres, 20 years after the genocide in Rwanda.
La Nouvelle République
In reference to her recent Alert, Florence Gaub was mentioned in an article entitled 'Widening Gulf - Saudi Arabia and Qatar vie for influence'.
IHS Jane's Intelligence Review
Cristina Barrios was quoted in an article about the EU-Africa Summit. (In Portuguese)
Noticias ao Minuto