Global Islamism Monitor No. 63

March 29, 2019 Ilan I. Berman, Jacob McCarty, Ritika Bhat

Toward a truce with the Taliban;
Malaysia cracks down on anti-Islam sentiment;
ISIS thrives in the Philippines;
What should be done with ISIS children?;
Kyrgyzstan gets serious about online radicalization;
Pakistan belatedly moves against banned groups

How Rabat Is Coping With ISIS Returnees

March 13, 2019 Ilan I. Berman Al-Hurra Digital

Over the past decade, Morocco's extensive efforts to promote its brand of tolerant Islam as an antidote to the extremism of ISIS and other Islamic radicals has put the kingdom on the intellectual front lines of the "war of ideas" in the Muslim world. Less well known, however, are the country's domestic efforts to mitigate its own internal Islamist problem.

Refocusing On The Foreign Fighter Threat

February 26, 2019 Ilan I. Berman Al-Hurra Digital

What is to be done with ISIS returnees? America's allies and partners have grappled with this question for more than a year now, ever since the Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria began to crumble. But the issue has become more acute in recent days as a result of American policy.