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Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... by Fox News, by Garry Kasparov writing in The Guardian, and by former U.S. Ambassador Micheal McFaul. Not a very good trust builder for two nations who have pledged to work together to combat extremism. Existentialism, a product of Nazi-occupied France In fact, academic existentialism did not evolve into an “ism” (or an “academic brand”) until 1944, in Nazi-occupied France. It emerged because Hitler's censors are known to have overlooked works by the likes of ...


The Invisible Front of Islamic Terrorism

... find political equilibrium within the country, and which is mired in local conflict and inter-clan quarrels. It is obvious that Islamic State in its present shape is not viable in the long term. The Libyan war practically deregulated the entire system of ... ... territory with astonishing speed. There was a real threat that the central government would fall. It was at this point that France, the former colonial leader, stepped in. Operation Serval was carried out in January–February 2013 (officially it ...


Paris Events Will Further Tighten the Middle East Knot

... marching for solidarity in January after the killings at the office of the Charlie Hebdo magazine might have mimicked national mobilization, but the government also cannot avoid launching a major retribution. It might include more intensive attacks on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and a clearer and more coordinated allied strategy will certainly replace the rather haphazard attacks. Since France is unlikely to rally enough capabilities, even with the help of major European countries, for an effective response, Europe is likely to appeal to the United States, which has so far preferred to distance itself from the Middle East developments....


The Third Crusade

... achieved success in the civil war in Syria, success that enabled it to reformat itself, expand and get a new name – the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) – and make a triumphant return to Iraq. During a lightning offensive in the ... ... America’s Western allies have always promptly named their own contributions to the intervention (Shader in Great Britain, Chammal in France, Impact in Canada, and Okra in Australia). In the overall context, the name “Inherent Resolve” smacks of the ...


Nice to meet you, Je suis Charlie

... Cherif Kouachi, the "brothers from our team," who carried out the massacre at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on the 7th of January,2015. picture alliance / Tone Koene / Vostock Photo Eugenia Obichkina: Counter-Terrorism Mobilization in France He added that: "We did things a bit together and a bit apart, so that it'd have more impact," and added that he had helped the brothers financially with "a few thousand euros" for the operation. Also frequent contact between ...


The Second Front of Islamic Terrorism

... decisively on the Islamic State (IS) – a proto-state entity that has occupied a large chunk of Iraq's territory. In fact, the Islamic State now boasts the most efficient terrorist groups, whereas Afghanistan is going through the déjà vu ... ... However, the greatest concern comes from the 11,000-12,000 foreign fighters in the IS ranks, among them about three thousand from France, Great Britain, Belgium and other European countries [2] , who will some day return to their homelands and make up the ...


Counter-Terrorism Mobilization in France

... civil freedoms, the content and practice of using counter-terrorist laws. Today this is the key issue for the future not only of France, but of that part of liberal Europe which is confronted with an unprecedented terrorist onslaught. The demonstration ... ... stretching from Iraq to Syria to Mali, which is under the political and military control of radical Islam bent on building a global Islamic state. Second, thousands of IS supporters, including those who carried out the terrorist attacks in January 2015, are ...


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