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Posts Tagged / Terrorism (subject)

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Europe

The European Jihadi Union

Policemen take part to an operation against a jihadist cell in the Spanish city of Melilla on March 14, 2014 It took only four days for the next plot twist — a coordinated jihadi attack at Brussels airport and a metro station only 500 meters away from the EU headquarters. Under a blowback scenario, this was largely [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa

Fulani Herdsmen – Presidency Must Act!

Mar 15, 2016 (Vanguard/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Nigerian Armed Forces have for some time been carrying out sustained military campaigns to subdue the Islamist monster called Boko Haram. This extremist terrorist organisation has visited Nigeria’s North East states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa with a savagery that defies logic and understanding. Obviously [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Middle East

State Department Declares ISIS Attacks On Christians Constitute Genocide

ROBERT SIEGEL: Today, Secretary of State John Kerry declared that Islamic State attacks on Christians and other minorities constitute genocide. The House of Representatives and other organizations had already made that determination, but the State Department had to build a legal case. As NPR‘s Tom Gjelten reports, by saying the Islamic State is engaged in genocide, the U.S. could now [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

UN’s R2P law best solution to Syrian crisis: US pol scientist

Zafri Mudasser Nofil New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) The Syrian civil war is a disease and groups like ISIS are its symptoms, according to Iranian- American political scientist Majid Rafizadeh who says the best option to tackle it is UN sending a coalition of forces under its R2P law to take control of Syria and stop the [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

Midnight in Damascus

A photographer walks in the neighbourhood of Jobar, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on January 23, 2016 You would have had until noon this Friday to contact the US and/or Russia military and win a prize; be part of a “cessation of hostilities,” ersatz “ceasefire” that does not apply to ISIS/ISIL/Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra, [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace – WANEP

Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace – WANEP Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace and stability in West Africa, Mr Chukwuemeka B. Eze, the Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), has said Accra, Feb. 26, GNA – Democratic transition remains a challenge to peace and stability in West Africa, [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa, Middle East

Terrorism or genocide? We should be fighting both.

Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the Responsibility to Protect doctrine. Need a primer? Catch up here. Karen Attiah is deputy digital editor for The Washington Post’s Opinions section. The international norm of Responsibility to Protect – R2P for short — was [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: Home Secretary: International action needed to tackle terrorism

I am delighted to be able to be in Washington and speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. For more than half a century this think tank has been at the forefront of international research and analysis, helping decision makers navigate our volatile and unstable world. In the five years since the start of [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University – “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery]

Headline: Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Montreal, Canada, 12 February 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you [...]