On Sunday, July 20th, 2014, The Washington Times published an article titled "Elusive target: U.S. believed Iraq terror mastermind al-Baghdadi killed 3 times", which features commentary from Derek Harvey, director at the Global Initiative on Civil Society and Conflict.
On Monday, July 7th, 2014, director Derek Harvey and colleague Michael Pregent had their article "How Iran is Pushing U.S. aside in Iraq" posted in CNN's Opinion section on their website. This is the newest of many articles that have been published recently by director Derek Harvey.
Derek Harvey is currently being featured in many news outlets for his expertise on the situation going on in Iraq right now. Mr. Harvey has contributed pieces to Al Jazeera, The Telegraph (UK), The Daily Star Lebanon, The Dallas Chronicle, and was interviewed in a video with ITV News.
Boko Haram leaders have long articulated the goal of establishing, or rather reviving an Islamic State – a Caliphate – in Northern Nigeria. This is not a novel concept and is something that should be viewed in the historical and religious context of Nigeria’s north. In 1804 Islamic scholar Usman Dan Fodio galvanized a large […]
GICSC researchers Zacharias Pieri and Rafael Serrano recently published Insurgency Prolonged: Nigeria’s Lack of Strategic Adaptation and the Rising Boko Haram Death Toll in the Summer 2014 edition of West Africa Insight. This article looks at the round of Boko Haram violence that emerged in the first quarter of 2014, and explains some of the causes. As with […]
In June 2014, President Obama said he’ll send military advisers to Iraq, but not combat forces. On June 21, NPR’s Scott Simon spoke to The Global Initiative on Civil Society and Conflict’s retired Army Col. Derek Harvey about whether that’s enough to help regain stability. Listen to the story here.