Search: European Union,Terrorism (11 materials)


Terrorist Movements Today: Self-Radicalization and Symbiotic Relationship

... for that type of activity. I think the EU has a number of different initiatives that could drive that type of cooperation. It could do that as part of the foreign policy of the European Union. But it could also do that as part of the general counterterrorism cooperation that the European Union conducts with a number of different powers around the world. But of course, cooperation can only happen if both sides are willing, and Russia needs to be interested in this type of cooperation. What examples of such a framework of cooperation ...


The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

... ‘legitimate’ and ‘illegitimate’ governments, numerous militias, terrorist groups, and foreign military contingents, which constitute the covert and overt tools of a new kind of geopolitical rivalry. As a result, the region remains a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian catastrophes on a global scale, and waves of migration. The price of revolutions, the resultant devastation and foreign interference proved too high and relapses cannot be ruled out. Source: Valdai ...


Interview to British Channel 4

... went down 50%, but it is still more than $250bn and it is our number one trading partner, as a collective, as a Union. But the European Union certainly is now fighting to make sure that it is not lost in this new world order that is being shaped. It is ... ... President Assad is protecting the sovereignty of his country. He is protecting his country and in a broader sense the region from terrorism, which was really about a couple of weeks from taking over Damascus in September 2015. We did not want the repetition ...


Integrating Migrants in the Interests of Security and Development

... problem on its own. A “suspicious-looking” immigrant can be denied entry upon the request of the special services, but it would be impossible to “get inside the head” of an immigrant who is already living and working legally in the country. Terrorism cannot be beaten exclusively by introducing stricter control measures. One thing that makes the ideas promoted by radical Islamists and Islamic State so appealing is that the Muslim youth had an ungratified urge for identification and social ...


Round Table "Terrorism — a Common Problem with a Common Solution?" at Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

In the course of the event the experts and government agency representatives from Germany, the EU, and Russia discussed the opportunities for cooperation in countering terrorism, in particular, the issues of correlation between terrorism and migration, Islamic extremism, radicalization processes in the Middle East, in Central Asia, foreign fighters phenomenon. On July 4, 2017, Moscow hosted a round table “Terrorism ...


RIAC and High-Level EU Delegation Discuss Fighting Terrorism

... comparative estimates of international terrorism threats in Russia and the EU, the dynamics and further direction of political and religious extremism, links between terrorism and migration as well as possible cooperation formats between Russia and European Union in preventing, monitoring and combatting terrorism. Leonid Gozman, prominent Russian politician, Alexander Kolyandr, Credit Suisse Bank analyst, and Pavel Felgenhauer, military expert, took part in the discussion.


As We Live In These Dark Days Filled With Violence, Opposition and Hate

... is a link between his arrest and the Brussels attacks. REUTERS/Joe Penney Sergey Veselovsky: The Invisible Front of Islamic Terrorism Belgium became the biggest source of Muslim radicalization in Europe. Notably, Belgium became the biggest source of ... ... March 2004 and the Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (Frontex) was created, these seem to be insufficient now, and a new reform is long overdue. In particular, the ...


Greece-Russia Relations: A New Beginning?

... to face two geopolitical threats at the same time: emerging Islamism across her eastern frontier and an unstoppable wave of illegal immigrants from the Middle East and Asia who add enormously to her current woes. Russia's concerns regarding Islamic terrorism are well known. Russia, as a victim of Muslim extremism herself, is a key strategic interlocutor for Greece, who faces multiple potential threats from jihadist osmosis. The Tsipras’ trip to Moscow acquires special significance at a time when ...


Nice to meet you, Je suis Charlie

January terror attacks in the French capital will mark a new era of counter terrorism upheaval and unity among leading world powers. If the effect and repercussions of the tragedy are evident and will stay in our minds for a long time, the true nature of the attack remains dubious. RIAC team has asked Jasmine Opperman , director ...


Counter-Terrorism Mobilization in France

... Charlie Hebdo victims Barring a radical change of course by Russia and the West, the need to cooperate in counteracting Islamic terrorism may help to overcome or mitigate the current crisis in relations between Russia and the Western democracies, which would ... ... this course, although it may be difficult to implement at the present time, given Paris’s diminished clout within the European Union and the inability of France and Germany to find a common stance with regard to the problem. At the same time, Russia ...


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