Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 15

A Profile of Muslim Brotherhood Leader Mohammed Badie

Mohammed Badie, the current leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and its 8th general guide, was born on 7, August 1943 in El-Mahalla El-Kubra Egypt. He graduated in 1965 from Cairo University, where he received a degree in veterinary medicine; he later went on to receive a doctorate in veterinary medicine form Zagazig University in 1979. […]

July 10

A Profile of the Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai, better known by his nom de guerre, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is the former head of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and now the Caliph Ibrahim of the Islamic State. It is believed that Baghdadi was born in 1971 somewhere near Samarra Iraq. Not much is known […]

July 07

The Potential Implications of Foreign Support for the Syrian Opposition

Introduction Since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, the international community has shown its staunch support for the insurgency despite its radical leanings. This can be attributed to the fact that many states are using certain elements of the Syrian insurgency as proxies in pursuing their various strategic objectives. According to a Washington Post article […]