Search: Russia,al-Qaeda (3 materials)

Escape from Responsibility: the U.S. Is Looking for a Way Out of Afghanistan

... Congress is questionable, but it could be supported by both Republicans and Democrats. Kh Khalid Farooq: Pakistan Will Appreciate Russia Playing a More Active Role in the Region One of the most popular members of Congress Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ... ... negotiations between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s government; and preventing the growth of terrorist groups such as ISIS or al-Qaeda. This would enable the U.S. to embark on an immediate withdrawal of their troops. Nevertheless, the Taliban have its ...


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

... fighters, who took on two divisions of the Iraqi Army, numbering more than 30,000 troops. Alexey Malashenko: The Lessons of Islamic State The reliance on a small number of dedicated fighters mirrors the recruitment tactics of the Islamic State (and al-Qaeda before it). The latter rested on individual attention paid to selected young men, who are seen as reliable and steadfast. This is precisely the type of emphasis that should be placed by European, American and Russian security agencies on suspected members of terrorist groups that are captured, or are detected within largest groups of migrants. What is required here is individual attention given by security operatives who have an eye for detail and are knowledgeable ...


En Route to Useful Syria: Al-Qaeda Back in the Game?

... opposition and Jabhat al-Nusra are fighting ISIS, with the intensity abating for a short time when ISIS warred against the Kurds in northern Syria. However, Jabhat al-Nusra and its allies were weakened by the government forces’ offensive supported by Russian air strikes targeted with the help of Syrian intelligence, and ISIS gained some ground in the north. Jabhat al-Nusra: the Inception Jabhat al-Nusra was originally connected to central al-Qaeda and emerged out of its Iraqi branch, the former al-Qaeda of Iraq in 2004, which in 2006 transformed into the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI). By 2011, Syria became the main jihadist hub and the foundation for recruiting jihadists after the U.S. invasion ...


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