Category: Geopolitical Analysis

The august 14 London car ramming attack on Parliament illustrates the continuing impact of declining Islamic State’s ideology on disenchanted migrants: Police officers stand at a cordon after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London | Reuters

At 07:37 (local time) on August 14, an individual drove a vehicle at speed towards a security barrier outside Parliament, Westminster, London. Three people were lightly injured and security forces immediately arrested the individual without further violence. The area was closed to the public for several hours while security forces determined that the vehicle posed no further risk and no weapons were inside.

Local sympathizers in Tajikistan pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

The Islamic State (IS) claimed a car ramming and stabbing attack that resulted in the deaths of four Western tourists in Danghara District, approximately 90 km south of Dushanbe. Meanwhile, Islamic State (IS)-linked Amaq News Agency reported on July 30, that “soldiers of the caliphate” conducted the attack in response to calls to target citizens of coalition countries.