Архив рубрики: Terrorism and extremism

The East Turkistan Islamic Movement and the ‘Afghan Factor’.

Nurdin Mambetov. On October 20, 2020, U.S. State Department chief Michael Pampoe removed the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from the list of terrorist organizations in a directive citing the group’s complete cessation of any activity in Afghanistan. Nevertheless, at the beginning of 2022, when Zhang Jun, China’s permanent representative to the UN Security Council, urged the members of the

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The situation in Afghanistan: ISIS activity at the beginning of 2018.

Nurdin Mambetov. The complexity of the situation in Afghanistan is not only due to the presence of different military and political forces in the country, but also to the contradictory reports and information that circulate in the media.At the same time, the main sources for analysis are the media in Russia, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. However, there are weaknesses in this

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