Search: Radical Islam,Foreign Affairs,War,Security,USA (6 materials)

Walk the Line: Russia as the New Chair of the UN Security Council

... be one of the more interesting Chairships of the United Nations Security Council, with Russia taking over and being charged with ... ... Power. She has always held relatively adversarial positions toward Russia and recently made major headlines when she accused ... ... Zakharova, the official spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some of the highlights of her comments were rich ... ... horrific internal dissension, but that there were far too many radical Islamists mixed in liberally with so-called “moderate ...

26.10.2016

American Jihadi: Why Westerners Fight with the Islamic State

... that the American Dream for too many seems more myth than reality. Reality in America, if you are not able to hook into upward mobility and access privileged success, is a fairly dull and even depressing situation: studies show a disturbing percentage ... ... century, making its reach and scope far beyond anything the West could ever think plausible. Against this backdrop, it is inexcusable that American agents find themselves at a loss to understand the appeal of that small percentage willing to abandon the ...

18.04.2015

The American UAV Attempted Apartheid

... ignore and the honest answers, based on previous American drone usage, probably carry some severe repercussions for American foreign ... ... country not feel that the U.S. is purposely compromising its own security and risking the lives of its people? Indeed, less than ... ... investment to develop their own programs. The basic principles of foreign affairs dictate that America could easily be sucked into ... ... figure prominently. It is inconceivable to think a ‘drone war’ between Iran and Saudi Arabia or Egypt would not end ...

05.04.2015

Twisting in Our Own Tortured Noose: American Verbal Duplicity and Torture

... dementedly odd Americans can be about their own people, country, government, and its foreign affairs. Let's just break this down in simple terms: we are talking... ... comes to this period that is supposedly now over, the one we used to call the Global War on Terror. So the 'shock' must be to learn that the US did, you... ... obtained. Well, alright, maybe I cannot prove that was actually the case, a direct causal link, but I am pretty sure SOME information EVENTUALLY came out because of the...

15.12.2014

Yemen's Special Interests, or, Horton Hears a Houthi

... north of that country since 2004, meaning there has basically been war in Yemen as long as there has been war in Iraq. Most of the ... ... ‘good guy hats’ and ‘bad guy hats’ into foreign affairs: BOTH sides were right in their descriptions. The ... ... The Yemen government has always made connections and leveled accusations of Iranian involvement and support to the Houthis, what ... ... the Saudis and a potential danger to their sovereign national security interests in the Gulf and beyond. So while it is undoubtedly ...

23.07.2014

The Strange Bedfellows of a New Deadlier Iraq

... would think Iraq has already fallen completely into the hands of a radical Islamist terrorist group called ISIS. While it is true ... ... post-conflict society-building that last long after battles and wars have ended and leave indelible wounds that are easily poked ... ... region but also perhaps as a direct threat to its own national security goals, given the open declarations from ISIS that it wants ... ... fighter. So welcome one and all to the wonderful craziness of foreign affairs in the modern multipolar world. Where dire enemies ...

01.07.2014

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