Terrorism

Central Asian Export of ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism: Case Studies, Comparisons and Lessons
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Central Asian Export of ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism: Case Studies, Comparisons and Lessons

Introduction Several high-profile terrorist attacks in Western Europe and North America in recent years have been committed by migrants from...
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After the Violence in Gaza; Is There a Way Forward?
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After the Violence in Gaza; Is There a Way Forward?

Mahmud Hams/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Recent violence along the border between Gaza and Israel has sparked significant international concern...
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The Lebanese Elections Are Over: What Next?
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The Lebanese Elections Are Over: What Next?

On May 6th, Lebanon held its first parliamentary elections in nine years. Hezbollah was a big winner. The Shi’ite political...
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Will the Kim-Trump Summit be a Step Towards Peace?
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Will the Kim-Trump Summit be a Step Towards Peace?

Photo Credit: CNN On May 10th, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong applauded the announcement of a summit set to...
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Special Report On Youth and Violent Extremism in Iraq
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Special Report On Youth and Violent Extremism in Iraq

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Special Report On Child Terrorists and Violent Extremism in Afghanistan
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Special Report On Child Terrorists and Violent Extremism in Afghanistan

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The 40-year Afghan War and the Everlasting Hope for Peace
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The 40-year Afghan War and the Everlasting Hope for Peace

The 40-year Afghan War and the Everlasting Hope for Peace Today marks the 40-year anniversary of the Afghan civil war....
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Follow the Money: Sources of Terrorism Funding
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Follow the Money: Sources of Terrorism Funding

© CNN Money[1] In 2015, ISIL’s annual revenue was estimated to range from $1 billion to $2.4 Billion.[2] The terror...
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How Exactly Are Acts of Violence Defined?
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How Exactly Are Acts of Violence Defined?

© LA Times-FBI Agents in Austin, Texas worked from one blast to another to capture serial bombing suspect Mark Anthony...
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How Overfishing Led to Piracy
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How Overfishing Led to Piracy

Source: www.voanews.com In Canadian journalist Jay Bahadur’s film, The Pirates of Somalia, Bahadur travels to Puntland, embedding himself in a...
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Legal Difficulties May Loom: Arms Sales Between The West and its Gulf Allies

Legal Difficulties May Loom: Arms Sales Between The West and its Gulf Allies

According to John Irish and Emmanuel Jarry at Reuters, Saudi Arabia, and the U.A.E., “...are leading a coalition fighting the...
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Terrorism in France: Past and Present
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Terrorism in France: Past and Present

Photo: International Business Times, 2015 Of the 28 countries that make up the European Union, France has constantly been an...
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Unrest Over Austerity Measures in Tunisia
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Unrest Over Austerity Measures in Tunisia

Unrest erupted across Tunisia following a government decision to implement a new finance act on January 1st, 2018. The act...
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What Becomes of Returning ISIS Fighters?
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What Becomes of Returning ISIS Fighters?

Graphic from the Washington Post[1] Since the Islamic State's collapse in Syria and Iraq, returning jihadists pose a problem to...
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An Organizational Tactic or a Volunteer’s Catharsis: Is Suicide Terrorism Strategic for All Parties Involved?
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An Organizational Tactic or a Volunteer’s Catharsis: Is Suicide Terrorism Strategic for All Parties Involved?

© Copyright Glomacs Many mistakenly believe that suicide terrorism is an act undertaken by the most deranged in a group...
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Terrorism or Just Terror: When Horror Springs From Within
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Terrorism or Just Terror: When Horror Springs From Within

© Lisa Marie Pane/AP, The Atlantic Alyssa Alhadeff. Scott Beigel. Martin Duque Anguiano. Nicholas Dworet. Aaron Feis. Jamie Guttenberg. Chris...
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Terrorism in Africa: Will Tillerson Tip the Scale?
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Terrorism in Africa: Will Tillerson Tip the Scale?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to meet with leaders of five African nations this week. He is there to...
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Protect the People, Not the Guns That Kill Them
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Protect the People, Not the Guns That Kill Them

I left the turmoil of Afghanistan in 2012 because I wanted to live in peace and study in a secure...
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Jihadist Violence in Burkina Faso
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Jihadist Violence in Burkina Faso

Twin terrorist attacks targeting Burkina Faso’s army headquarters and the French embassy shook the country’s capital, Ouagadougou on March 2nd (Associated...
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The EU Calls for Removal of all Extremist Content on Social Media
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The EU Calls for Removal of all Extremist Content on Social Media

The European Union has given social media companies like Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter three months to demonstrate that they...
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