Weekly inSITE on Islamic State

Designed for government, academic, and policy makers in the counterterrorism field, as well as corporate and non-governmental clients operating in areas affected by ISIS/ISIL, the weekly inSITE on the Islamic State report provides macro-analysis based on official communiques, online chatter, media reports, and existing SITE research. This multimedia report covers all ISIS/ISIL attacks claimed worldwide, suicide operations, special features on military and propaganda campaigns.
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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for June 12-18

Global attacks (sans Iraq and Syria) in seven countries, including high-casualty instances in Afghanistan, Libya, and Nigeria.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for June 5-11, 2019

Arson attacks targeting agricultural and economic interests in Iraq and Syria. IS’ Hind Province claims attack in Kashmir – related media follows. ...

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for May 29-June 4, 2019

Launch of “Battle for Attrition” across 11 countries. Suicide operations claimed in five countries. IS claims its first attack in Mozambique.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for May 22-28, 2019

Escalation of activity in West Africa, including litany of operations in Nigeria and Cameroon. Continued presence in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for May 15-21, 2019

Continued escalation of activity across Africa. Increase in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In total, operations across eight countries, not including Syria and Iraq. Suicide operations in Syria amid recent uptick.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for May 8-14, 2019

Following first attack in 2019, announcement of “Hind Province” in Kashmir. Notable attacks in DRC, Libya, and Somalia.

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951

Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for May 1-7, 2019

Notable attacks in Russia and Niger. Photos from raid in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In total, operations claimed across 10 countries, not including Syria and Iraq.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for April 24-30, 2019

Analysis of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s first appearance in five years.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for April 17-23, 2019

Analysis of IS’ claim of responsibility for Easter Day Sri Lanka bombings, and subsequent IS-linked media celebration campaign calling for further operations.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for April 10-16, 2019

Analysis of massive global military campaign, with both official and linked media pertaining to the events. Atypical suicide operations in Egypt, Niger, Nigeria, and Pakistan. First individual claim in Mali.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for April 3-9, 2019

Following the loss of its territorial Caliphate, IS responds with massive global military campaign: Atypical attacks in Libya, Egypt, Niger, and Syria. Attack frequency nearly doubles in Iraq and Syria. IS claims only second attack all-time in Cameroon. IS-linked media group calls for potential lone wolves around the world to attack churches and demonstrations. A preview of the table of contents follows:  Click below to download the

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for March 27-April 2, 2019

West Africa Province becoming IS’ most prominent global outfit, with persistent attacks and a widening of operational scope into the Sahel.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for March 20-26, 2019

Activity outside of Iraq and Syria in seven countries, with notable operations in Afghanistan, Yemen, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso. Details of military activity in native lands, including IS’ loss of final enclave in Syria – Baghuz Fawqani. Decline in operations in Iraq during month of March.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for March 13-19, 2019

Group spokesman Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir gave his first speech in nearly six months. IS central and group supporters widely condemned the mass shootings of two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for March 6-12, 2019

Activity outside of Iraq and Syria in five countries, with notable attacks (including suicide operations) in Afghanistan, Niger, the Philippines, and Pakistan. Details of military activity in native lands, including a suicide operation targeting U.S. forces in Syria, and an atypical attack in Babil, Iraq.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for February 27-March 5, 2019

Activity outside of Iraq and Syria in four countries, with notable attacks in Tunisia and Nigeria. Details of military activity in native lands, including surprising silence from Baghuz Fawqani, Syria, but an insurgent increase via suicide operation in Raqqah.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for February 20-26, 2019

Activity outside of Iraq and Syria in five countries, with notable attacks in Nigeria and Somalia. Details of military activity in native lands, including a continued standstill surrounding Baghuz Fawqani, Syria due to civilian presence. In Iraq, a continuation of small-scale attacks in rural areas.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for February 13-19, 2019

Activity outside of Iraq and Syria in six countries, with notable attacks in Nigeria and Egypt. 

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for February 6-12, 2019

Details of military activity in native lands, including a significant uptick in attack magnitude (multiple suicide operations) in Deir al-Zour, Syria.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for January 30-February 5, 2019

Operations outside of Iraq and Syria in seven countries, with notable occurrences in Egypt, the Philippines, Russia, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. A review of persistent calls for attacks in the West, including suggestions to attack targets in the UAE.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for January 23-29, 2019

Analysis of IS claim and reactions regarding dual suicide operation on Christian cathedral in the Philippines. Atypical attacks in three additional countries. Continuation of escalation in Nigeria.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for January 16-22, 2019

Analysis of global operations in five countries, with Nigeria now IS’ most prominent area outside Iraq and Syria. Details of military activity in native lands, including suicide operations in Syria, one targeting U.S. forces.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for January 9-15, 2019

Analysis of global operations in five countries, with a notable raid in Nigeria. Details of military activity in native lands, including a suicide operation in Syria targeting Americans.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for January 2-8, 2019

Analysis of global operations in four countries, with notable instances in Nigeria and Somalia. Close look at warning to foreign fighters from entering civilian population in Syria. A review of persistent calls for attacks in the West, and continued releases of IS-linked periodicals.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for December 26-January 1, 2019

Analysis of a period of robust global operations, including an atypical attacks in multiple countries. Breakdown of video alleging to show IS in the Greater Sahara fighters carrying out executions. 

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for December 19-25, 2018

Analysis of global operations including an atypical suicide raid in Libya, a further escalation of activity in Nigeria, and minor attacks in three other countries. Breakdown of dissemination of grisly video from Morocco.

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for December 12-18, 2018

Analysis of global operations including unprecedented activity in Somalia, and an IS-inspired attack in France. 

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for December 5-11, 2018

Analysis of global operations including small-scale attacks across five standard countries. A review of persistent calls for attacks in the West, with specific threats to Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. 

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for November 28-December 4, 2018

The Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State report for November 28-December 4, 2018 includes:

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Weekly inSITE on the Islamic State for November 21-27, 2018

Analysis of global operations that included atypical claims in multiple countries outside of Iraq and Syria. Coverage of IS’ official media, including two feature provincial videos.

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