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    • Intra-Jihadist Conflict and Cooperation

      Dr Niamat Ibrahimi and Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh have published a new piece in Studies in Conflict and Terrorism on Islamic State-Khorasan/Taliban conflict and cooperation in Afghanistan. Read the full text here.

    • Understanding Pakistan's Relationship with Iran

      Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed and Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published a paper in Middle East Policy on the Pakistan-Iran relationship. Read the full text here.

    • Dr Dara Conduit interviewed on ABC The Drum

      Dr Dara Conduit joined ABC's The Drum to discuss President Trump's shock decision to withdraw US troops from Syria.

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