The Rohingya tragedy has not generated a coordinated violent response, but some jihadi groups are hoping to change that.
C. Christine Fair is a Provost’s Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University in the Security Studies Program. She is the author of In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (OUP, 2018) and Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War (OUP, 2014).
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The United States should be more concerned about jihadism in Bangladesh.
Though Bangladesh is often hailed a success story of Muslim democracy, Georgetown's Christine Fair, Ali Hamza, and Rebecca Heller describe support for terrorism and religious intolerance in the frequently-overlooked South Asian nation.
It is time to rethink the US’s Pakistan policy which has not made Pakistan more secure, has not advanced U.S. interests, and has encouraged worse behavior from Pakistan.
Christine Fair, Jacob Goldstein, and Ali Hamza examines the relationship between the serious study of Islam and radicalization.
C. Christine Fair and Glenn Greenwald debated whether drone strikes create more terrorists than they kill in a recent episode of Al Jazeera. It didn't go so well. Here Fair responds.
The Foreign Policy Essay: Whether or Not Pakistan Will Join the War in Yemen May Depend on a Group You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Editor’s Note: It’s payback time. As Saudi Arabia goes to war in Yemen, it is calling in favors, with Egypt and other allies joining Riyadh’s “alliance” against the Houthis, whom the Saudis see as another Iranian proxy. Pakistan, with perhaps the most capable military in the Muslim world, is considering joining the fray. Georgetown University’s C.