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Counter Terrorism Strategy in Waziristan

In recent months, Waziristan has been awash in terror attacks since the Pakistani military began new operations in the region.…

5 years ago

An Overview of SE Asian Extremism: Thailand

One of the regions people don't usually think of related to extremism is Southeast Asia.  Yet, extremism is prevalent there,…

5 years ago

Nuclear Terrorism: Threat Profile and Potential Impact

The typical profile of a terrorist attack may include gunmen storming a government building or a suicide bomber detonating his…

5 years ago

Profile: Brazilian Journalist Tim Lopes

The media alerts us to human rights violations and wars between the oppressed and their oppressors. An under-reported story, however,…

5 years ago

No-Deal Brexit: Implications for Transnational Security

 As the threat of a no-deal Brexit looms closer, it is becoming increasingly clear that such a scenario would significantly…

5 years ago

Voting in Syria: Elections Signal an End to ISIL

On September 16th Syria held its first local elections in government-controlled areas since anti-government protests and protracted civil conflict broke…

5 years ago

Dividing The Union: How Terrorism Has Changed European Unity

Since the refugee crisis’ start in 2015 Europe has been under considerable strain. Tension and anger commingle as Europeans grapple…

5 years ago

An Invisible Problem in Plain Sight

Within the realm of counter-terror, governments focus on preventing attacks at the source as well as at the target. Often, western…

5 years ago

Lone Wolf Terror

Europe, the US, and the Middle East exist in a moment of unprecedented global tension. In the face of collapsing,…

5 years ago

Yemeni Violence Escalates as Peace Talks Crumble

UN-sponsored peace talks seemed to provide a ray of hope for Yemen. But within hours of the talks stalling, air-raid…

5 years ago