ISIS is using its foreign fighters and safe haven in Iraq and Syria to execute a terror campaign within Europe. ISIS’s March 22 Brussels attacks support a larger strategy to punish, destabilize, and polarize the West. ISIS will likely continue to attempt attacks in France and Belgium in 2016, using its large Francophone foreign fighter population and local supporters.
A new map from ISW showing the viewshed for Palmyra as of March 2016. Regime troops continue their attack and advance on the city and its environs.
ISW and AEI's Critical Threats Project mapped this weekend's U.S. Embassy and Consulate closures.
These maps depict the anti-government and pro-government protests in Iraq from December 21, 2012 - January 11, 2013.
This map illustrates Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq activity outside of Baghdad from December 2011 to November 2012.