This interactive visual displays maps and charts featuring recent trends in political violence and protests involving the Islamic State. Apply or remove filters by country and event type to broaden or limit your assessment of the data.
Ouagadougou was once again the scene of a high-profile attack Friday morning, which simultaneously targeted the Chief of Staff Headquarters of Burkina’s armed forces and the French Embassy. The attack was initiated by the detonation of an explosives-laden vehicle at
In this series of infographics, we explore active actors in Syria. The first visual features the state of Syria in February 2018.
The Islamic State (IS) first appeared in Pakistan around April 2015, in the Tirah Valley area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and has since established itself more thoroughly throughout the country. Although operations by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) have in recent
Islamic State’s “Khorasan Branch” continues to have a significant presence in Afghanistan after appearing for the first time in 2014. The group has consolidated its position in the southeastern quadrant of Afghanistan, centered around its “home base” of Nangarhar Province
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The tenth explores Mozambique: A Peace Deal between FRELIMO & RENAMO, A Rise in Islamist Violence.
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The ninth explores The Sahel and the Merger of Islamist Factions.
Over the course of 2017, Iraqi security forces, backed by their Coalition allies, have made significant gains against the Islamic State (IS), shifting the frontlines in the country. This shift in Iraq can be seen in three major ways in
Four years after the Houthi takeover of the capital Sana’a and the beginning of the Saudi-led military intervention, there is little to suggest that Yemen will find peace in the near future. As of January 2018, the conflict has killed
Islamic State activity has led to over 51,000 additional conflict fatalities over the past year. It is active across the Middle East, North and East Africa. Several affiliate groups have emerged claiming allegiance, despite the group’s faltering performance in Iraq