The truck that ran into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France.
IS claims of responsibility for the Nice attack shouldn't be taken seriously until there's more proof cementing the connection.
Nice, France July 15 2016.
France’s military forces are evident at every tourist site in Paris. The question of how to guard against terrorist violence remains one of the insoluble problems of modern western societies.
Residents view an army poster of wanted Boko Haram suspects in Bayelsa, Nigeria.
Despite military successes against Boko Haram, Nigeria needs to face up to the unpalatable truth that military force alone will not win the deadly war, and start discussions about peace building.
Members of the Senegalese anti-government youth movement Y'en a Marre (We’re Fed Up), in Dakar.
US President Barack Obama would do well to refocus America's interventions in Africa to support peaceful activists fighting for democracy.
A Free Syrian Army fighter carries a copy of the Koran.
Who is fighting who – and why.
French police stand guard outside the national soccer stadium
Under pressure in the Middle East, ISIS is turning to terrorism in Europe with a new set of predictable goals.
IS claims responsibility for series of assaults. President Hollande says it is an 'act of war'.
Not so secure.
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Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate has been terrorising the Sinai Peninsula for months – and now it's upping the ante.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 27 worshippers at a Shia mosque.
Terrorism has moved online, and policing must follow.
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Tackling extremist and terrorist propaganda online is vital, but must be done with safeguards in mind.
The dogmas of ruling and rebel groups in Africa conflate political conflict and spirituality.
The failure of African states to adequately address their racial, ethnic, cultural, religious and economic differences provided the fertile ground on which rebel groups now prosper.
American al-Qaida militant Adam Gadahn in a video grab from 2008.
The death of al-Qaida propagandist and "traitor" Adam Gadahn, known as Azzam the American, got scant attention – just what the US government wanted. A scholar examines the definition of treason.
Many Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.
The failures of the African Union raise serious questions about when to deploy its security apparatus in general and the Africa Standby Force in particular.
Kenyan security forces react to the attack on Garissa University College.
The terrorist group's attack on Garissa University College show how quickly regional security is deteriorating.
Damage from a Boko Haram bomb in Maiduguiri that claimed 51 lives.
As Nigeria goes to the polls, the fight against Boko Haram may be reaching a turning point – but in whose favour?
A losing battle? Iraqi troops and Shia volunteers near Tikrit.
Iraq rolled into Tikrit with big promises of a major victory against Islamic State. The world is still waiting.
Come together: Tunisians protest the attack on the Bardo Museum.
Tunisia has come further than any post-Arab Spring nation – so it's no wonder it drew Islamic State's ghastly attention.
Tunisian soldiers take up positions outside the National Bardo museum.
Tunisia's problem with radical Islamism has been steadily brewing since the days of the Ben Ali regime.
Nineteen people were killed and up to 40 wounded in the three-hour siege.
Four rocky years after the Arab Spring, Tunisia is on the road to real stability. The stakes could scarcely be higher.
The aftermath of the attack on the Corinthia Hotel, Tripoli.
The apparent murders of Jordanian pilot Muadh al-Kasasbeh and Japanese journalist Kenji Goto have once again drawn attention to the brutality of Islamic State fighters operating in northern Syria and Iraq…