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Global Tech Companies Counter Online Terrorist Content

... criticized Twitter and Facebook for their inability to remove extremist content. At the 2018 G7 Summit in Toronto, security ministers demanded that tech companies step up the fight against dangerous content. The Christchurch Call to Action Andrey Kortunov: Terrorism as a Weather Phenomenon The Christchurch Call to Action to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online came in May 2019 from the Government of New Zealand as the peak of governmental demands for radical measures to be taken in this ...

02.04.2020

Terrorist Leadership Decapitation: Pros and Cons. Presentation of the Book by Jenna Jordan

... School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech. As a specialist on international security and political violence, Jenna Jordan evaluates the effectiveness of a strategy of eliminating a terrorist group's leader. One of the central pillars of US counterterrorism policy is that capturing or killing a terrorist group's leader is effective. Yet this pillar rests more on a foundation of faith than facts. In Leadership Decapitation, Jenna Jordan examines over a thousand instances of leadership targeting—involving ...

03.03.2020

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

... ‘legitimate’ and ‘illegitimate’ governments, numerous militias, terrorist groups, and foreign military contingents, which constitute the covert and overt tools of a new kind of geopolitical rivalry. As a result, the region remains a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian catastrophes on a global scale, and waves of migration. The price of revolutions, the resultant devastation and foreign interference proved too high and relapses cannot be ruled out. Source: Valdai ...

11.07.2019

On the Trail of the Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka: How, Why and Who Organized the Attacks?

Interview with a retired FBI Special Agent Bobby Chacon Bobby Chacon is a retired FBI Special Agent and an expert in criminal and counter-terrorism investigations. He joined the FBI in 1987. His first assignment was in the New York City Field Office where he worked with the Italian mafia and Asian criminal gangs and became an international expert in Jamaican Posses. Mr. Chacon was selected ...

14.05.2019

BRICS, SCO and Kashmir Terrorism

... over 40 people. India immediately accused Pakistan of being behind the attack and started a “diplomatic offensive” against Islamabad similar to the one of it launched in September 2016 when it attempted to isolate Pakistan as a state sponsor of terrorism, make it a rogue state and thus force the country’s leadership to abandon its support of Kashmir militants. This offensive is being waged on all fronts, including at international organizations, for example, BRICS, whose final declarations ...

08.04.2019

UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To, Not Past Each Other

... three of the most fruitful areas from the first round, and this third iteration used those previous discussions as a basis for four workshops on the most pressing security issues: the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty; organised crime and terrorism; the Middle East; and cyber security. Certainly, the four roundtables that RUSI and RIAC hosted on these sensitive but salient security issues brought out some contentious views, but also revealed plenty of scope for practical agreement. The ...

05.04.2019

Terrorism as a Weather Phenomenon

..., they will build a proper memorial and mark the location of the tragedy in all tourist guidebooks. Local guides will accompany tourist excursions, and the massacre eyewitnesses will share memories of what happened on March 15, 2019. The very act of terrorism will inevitably be obscured by new events, new tragedies and catastrophes. I will allow myself a bit of cynicism: what happened in New Zealand last Friday lacks the sort of intrigue that would otherwise promise the continuation of the drama....

18.03.2019

The Impact of Words: Christchurch Shooting

... some critically. Major mainstream and social media are being asked to remove Tarrant’s deeply evil video footage, but much of it had already got out online as was his intention. The mosques were unguarded, New Zealand having hitherto been entirely terrorism-free. Tarrant and four other unnamed persons involved, three men and a woman, who are believed at this stage to be New Zealanders, are under arrest. Tarrant’s trial is listed for April. A shaken NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed immediate ...

16.03.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

Chairman of the PIR Center Council Lt-Gen Yevgeny Buzhinsky (Ret.) speaks on the prospects for a collective security system in the Middle East, regional divergences and the influence of external forces in an interview with www.valdaiclub.com on the sidelines of the Valdai Club’s Middle East Conference. Chairman of the PIR Center Council Lt-Gen Yevgeny Buzhinsky (Ret.) speaks on the prospects for a collective security system in the Middle East, regional divergences and the influence of external...

27.02.2019
 

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