Search: Islamic State,Russia,Terrorism (8 materials)

Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... circumvents established financial structures and operates using irregular means that for now remain largely undetected. Few terrorist groups will resist the temptation to employ this new method of unregulated financial transaction. Grigory Lukyanov: The Islamic State in Afghanistan: a Real Threat to the Region? How can Russian and US intelligence and security services cooperate in combating terrorism? In December 2017, media reported that CIA had helped its Russian counterpart foil a terror attack in St. Petersburg. What should be done to deepen and broaden such kind of cooperation? Despite friction on the political level, cooperation between ...


Wars in the Name of Islam: What Comes Next?

... of Lebanon’s population. This is about the same if 50 million Ukrainians came to Russia. However, thank God, there is no new war in Lebanon, the situation remains the... ... to terms: a positive scenario for the Middle East Alexey Malashenko: The Lessons of Islamic State There is an absolutely opposite, positive scenario. What is happening... ... the most possible. The most possible scenario is somewhat in between. How to defeat terrorism? What is terrorism? This is a philosophical question. I would prefer to talk...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... powerful military nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? The threat of terrorism and extremism will undoubtedly be among the priorities on the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels. The organization’s ... ... as well as an unprecedented refugee crisis in Europe. The fight against terrorism has always been an important area of NATO-Russia partnership. Moscow is one of the most active security providers in countering terrorism, as well as one of the most attractive ...


New Spiral of Afghanistan Crisis and Russia’s Interests

The situation in Afghanistan has continued to deteriorate in recent years, and Russia has been following the developments in this country with alarm. This was the conclusion of leading Russian experts on Afghanistan ... ... transformation from a transit country into a market for Afghan heroin, which kills 25,000 Russians every year; — the formation of Islamic State (DAISH) Infrastructure in Afghanistan, which may start exporting its practices to the Russian North Caucasus and ...


Recruiting Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Dealing with Returnees: European Experience and the Prospects for Russia

.... Particular attention is paid to assessments of the situation regarding terrorists leaving, and then coming back to Europe, Russia and Central Asian countries; the link between migration and the recruitment of terrorists; and an analysis of the most ... ... combat the recruitment of terrorists, as well as measures taken to reintegrate returning militants into society. — Summary . Islamic State Volunteers. Who are they? Recruiting Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Dealing with Returnees: European Experience ...


A War for Status

According to official statements, Russia deployed its Aerospace Defence Forces to support Bashar al-Assad in order to combat the ISIS terrorist group. Western leaders ... ... attention from his “aggression” in Ukraine [1] . In fact, the Russian operation is not only part of efforts to fight terrorism and come to Bashar al-Assad’s rescue, but represents an evolution of Russia’s foreign policy to the next ...


Love-Hate Relationship: the Cooling of Russia–Turkey Relations

The intensification of the conflict in the Middle East, the operation by Russian Aerospace Defence Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic and the diametrically opposed positions of state leaders in relation ... ... must take into account that any state aims to protect its own national interests, and Turkey is no exception here. The act of terrorism perpetrated, according to preliminary information, by members of the IS group on 11 October 2015 in Ankara is the biggest ...


Moscow backs fight against IS... to an extent

Judging from recent statements by Russian officials, Moscow has decided to express cautious solidarity with Washington”s actions to fight against the terrorists of the Islamic State (IS), though there is no talk of any joint effort. Russia supported the latest UN Security Council resolution on the fight against terrorism. Yet Moscow also continues to see the negative implications of the actions of the coalition led by the United States, bearing in mind that military force alone cannot defeat terrorism. Among those negative aspects is the prospect of an increase ...


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