AQReportCoverOct.2018

Analysis of continued increase in operational magnitude from Shabaab and JNIM, including multiple high-profile suicide operations. AQ groups condemn the historic papal mass in UAE, calling for expulsion of Gulf leadership, and for Muslims to join jihad.

AQReportCoverOct.2018

Analysis of significant operations, including a suicide bombing carried out by Shabaab in Somalia; a steady uptick of activity from the Mali-based JNIM that included a high-casualty ambush on a Burkinabe convoy; and AQAP’s first published claim of attacks against IS in Yemen.