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29 Aug 2010, 4:00 am by Trusts EstatesProf
Jacob Olidort (Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University) recently published his article entitled Qaraite Inheritance Law Deliberated in a Rabbanite Court (June 29, 2010). [read post]
18 Mar 2019, 1:12 pm by Lev Sugarman
Jacob Olidort examined whether the Islamic State’s territorial rollback has brought its defeat for the weekly Foreign Policy Essay. [read post]
23 Mar 2019, 6:18 am by Lev Sugarman
This week in counterterrorism, Jacob Olidort wrote in the Foreign Policy Essay on what the Islamic State’s territorial defeat means for the future of the group overall. [read post]
10 Jul 2017, 2:18 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Jacob Olidort argued in the Foreign Policy Essay that a U.S. zero-tolerance policy for terrorists in allies’ territories is actually a mistake. [read post]
18 Sep 2016, 7:49 am by Jacob Olidort
Jacob Olidort of the Washington Institute draws on his study of Islamic State textbooks to explain how such practices are part of the Islamic State's broader indoctrination goals and why the United States and its allies should step up efforts to counter these. *** ISIS’ August attack on a wedding party in Gaziantep in southern Turkey stood out from the group’s earlier attacks in that this one was committed by a child – sparking new interest in not… [read post]
17 Mar 2019, 7:25 am by Jacob Olidort
Jacob Olidort of American University argues that the president basically has it right: If you look at a broad range of measures, the Islamic State is defeated and U.S. policy should reflect this win. [read post]
19 Sep 2016, 12:38 pm by Quinta Jurecic
In the Foreign Policy Essay, Jacob Olidort examined the Islamic State’s practice of indoctrinating young children as soldiers. [read post]
15 Jul 2017, 5:04 am by Alex Potcovaru
In this week’s Foreign Policy Essay, Jacob Olidort argued that the U.S.'s “zero-tolerance policy” towards terrorist presence in a country is actually a mistake, pointing to Jordan’s success in combatting terrorism as an example of a successful strategy that does not require complete terrorist removal. [read post]
17 Oct 2015, 7:21 am by Elina Saxena
  In the Foreign Policy Essay, Jacob Olidort looked at the fall of the Muslim Brotherhood and the rise of Egyptian Salafis following a government crackdown on the rival Muslim Brotherhood. [read post]
11 Oct 2015, 7:56 am by Jacob Olidort
Jacob Olidort, a scholar of Islam now at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, unpacks these dynamics, explaining why Brotherhood-type organizations are more stagnant while the Salafis seem a more vibrant force. *** October 17, Egypt enters its first election cycle since the 2013 ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate, in a coup. [read post]
9 Jul 2017, 7:00 am by Jacob Olidort
Jacob Olidort of the Washington Institute argues that zero tolerance is a mistake. [read post]
12 Oct 2015, 12:51 pm by Elina Saxena, Quinta Jurecic
Two consecutive bomb blasts rocked a peace rally in Ankara on Saturday, leaving at least 95 killed and 246 injured in the largest terrorist attack in the history of modern Turkey. [read post]