Security Weekly

Al Assad's Last Stand

The Syrian regime will fight for every inch, fully aware that its power depends on its ability to hold ground.

The Real 'El Chapo'

Contrary to popular belief, the Sinaloa Federation leader is as violent as any in Mexico's drug war.

Defining al Qaeda

Differentiating jihadism from other forms of militant Islamism requires an understanding of the terms that define them.


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Yemen's Looming Water Crisis

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