Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:16
For over two years, the Egyptian military has been conducting large-scale military operations in North Sinai in response to a series of insurgent attacks targeting Egyptian security forces. However, Egypt’s response—supported by the United States and Israel—to the group conducting the insurgency in Sinai and the Nile Delta, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM), lacks innovation and adaptability. The “War on Terror” has become predictable in ways that have been taken advantage of by ABM. Until the Egyptian military and its allies begin to properly understand ABM’s strategy and learn from past mistakes in their approach to confronting Islamist insurgency, they will be largely ineffective in combating
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 09:30
Dans le nord du Mali, les opérations militaires contre les islamistes se poursuivent. Ces derniers ont encore récemment tiré des roquettes sur la ville de Gao, mais c'est dans la région de Kidal, dans le Nord-Est, qu'ils tentent à tout prix de reconstituer des bases solides, d'où la vigilance des forces étrangères et notamment françaises.
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 09:57

Consolidating "Consolidation": Colombia's Plan to Govern Neglected Territories Stumbles

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 08:06

The southern Colombian town where FARC guerrillas captured French journalist Romeo Langlois last weekend has a difficult history. La Unión Peneya is an object lesson in how difficult “counterinsurgency” is, even in a country that has substantially weakened its largest insurgency.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:34

The Center for International Policy's Latin America Security program is pleased to share its new report "Stabilization and Development: Lessons of Colombia's 'Consolidation' Model." This new International Policy Report summarizes the discussion that took place at the December 2010 conference co-hosted by the Center for International Policy and

Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 09:21

The Center for International Policy's Latin America Security Program is very pleased to share its new report on the Colombian government's U.S.-supported "Integrated Action" or "CCAI" programs: a combination of state-building, counter-insurgency and counter-narcotics that is being viewed as the successor to Plan Colombia.