This report covers key questions concerning Russia and Yemen and highlights foreign fighters and what drives decisions to remain and fight or leave for home.

This report includes a discussion on how non-violent religious communities in Yemen and the North Caucasus responded to the emergence of IS and what the repercussions are for these populations.

The report is split into the following chapters:

  • Foreign Fighters – Cerwyn Moore
  • Russia – Mark Youngman
  • Yemen – Elisabeth Kendall
  • Comments from a roundtable discussion

The report also contains a question-and-answer section at the end of each chapter which gives further detail into the issues surrounding these topics.