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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

The myth of soft targets

WHY do terrorists choose to strike soft targets? The conventional answer would be because they feel hitting hard targets is becoming increasingly difficult. So what constitutes a ‘soft target’? Security experts are trying to understand the issue of soft targets from a variety of perspectives. There are still many unanswered questions. For instance, do terrorists [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

America’s Retreat and the Agony of Aleppo

Sarajevo and Aleppo, two cities once part of the Ottoman Empire, two cities whose diverse populations have included Muslims and Christians and Jews, two cities rich in culture that have been besieged and split in two and ravaged by violence, two cities where children have been victims — 20 years apart. What a difference two [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

EDITORIAL – A blow to Thai unity

The Mother’s Day bombings came as a shock in so many ways. The attackers not only attacked multiple sites throughout the South, they conducted their killing spree at one of the most auspicious times of the year. They chose not just to kill and maim innocent people, but to desecrate the birthday celebrations of Her [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Obama Explains the $400 Million Payment to Iran; Media Joins Clinton Campaign; Trump’s Message; State of Donald Trump’s Campaign Examined; Interview with Dr. Ben Carson; Clint Eastwood Criticizes Political Correctness

(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) SEAN HANNITY, HOST (voice-over): Tonight… BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: As ISIL is beaten back, we’re gaining vast amounts of intelligence, thousands of documents, thumb drives, digital files which we will use to keep destroying ISIL’s networks and stop foreign fighters. HANNITY: President Obama tries to defend his disastrous record on [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Can we help Kashmir?

Srinagar, Aug. 5 — There are many in Indian Kashmir who will not be able to read what was written to decry the atrocities they suffered at the hands of the Indian state forces, due to injuries to their eyes. Blame it all you can on outside forces but the fact of the matter is [...]

  • Aug 01 / 2016
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Middle East

«Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne»

  «Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne» 1151 words 1 August 2016 L’ Orient-Le Jour LOLJO French © Copyright 2016. L’Orient-Le Jour. Droits de reproduction et de diffusion réservés. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company All Rights Reserved.   Rania Raad Tawk | OLJ Les familles des neuf militaires pris en otage par [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

Taking the low moral ground

Fielding questions Wednesday from Conservative Jason Kenney, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion wanly insisted his government lacked the evidence to say the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is guilty of genocide. Thursday the minister flipflopped, in the face of a new UN report providing conclusive evidence thereof. The opposition, no surprise, renewed its call for Canada [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Europe

Shorter visits Qaa and gifts army in Baalbeck: UK remains determined to support Lebanon’s stability

NNA – In a demonstration of the UK’s commitment to Lebanon’s stability, British Ambassador to Lebanon, Hugo Shorter, visited Qaa to express the UK’s solidarity with the municipality and its people and to see first-hand how the UK is supporting vulnerable border communities by strengthening the Lebanese Army and funding development projects which will improve [...]