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The Three Phases of Jihadism

... present from 1979 to 1997, was centered around both a jihad against the Soviets in Afghanistan and the possibility for Sunni groups to contain Iranian influence at the... ... lives on. Andrey Kortunov, Michel Duclos: Four Dreadful Scenarios for Tomorrow’s Syria and What We Can Do To Avoid Them The third phase of Jihadism is conducted under... ... through phishing actions. This allowed them to build a mechanism that would lead to the Islamic State and to the Caliphate which was proclaimed in June 2014. However the post-millenarian...

08.05.2019

Revival of the Caliphate: Soon or Even Sooner?

... territories and resources, it retains the ability to attack Actually, neither the Syrian army, supported by Russia, nor the pro-American Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)... ... further reinforcement of the US-supported forces in the region. Joseph Fitsanakis: Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism? Another issue... ... conflict regions of the world. ISIS cells firmly consolidated in Libya, Yemen, Sinai and Afghanistan as early as in 2014-2015. That experience now serves as the starting point...

04.06.2018

All I want for Christmas is... five answers

... whereby the renewed Russian military doctrine is not that bad. NATO is the number one threat. Anyone surprised? 2. Shall the Islamic State survive? Undoubtedly, the Islamic State is not just a 'so-called' state. It is not just another ... ... back at best. At worst, one can fail as the U.S. did in Vietnam. You just cannot combat these guys from the sky! 3. Whither Afghanistan? Well, it's pretty simple. A president of Kabul is not a president of Afghanistan. Almost entire south-east ...

28.12.2014

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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