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Istanbul Terrorist Attack: What Awaits Turkey and its Neighbors?

... only in northeastern Syria, on the territory of Syria itself, but in the Middle East as a whole," he said during a press conference following the 19 th round of the Astana talks on Syria. The Kurdistan Workers’ Party and its affiliates: Between terrorism and the fight against terrorism However, the PKK leadership denies its involvement in the attack: "We have nothing to do with this incident and it is well-known by the public that we would not target civilians directly or approve of actions ...


A Virus Yet to Be Eradicated

... a high-pitched cacophony of fire-truck and police sirens, crowds of disoriented people having no idea where to run and what the next moment might bring. Andrey Kortunov: How the US Miscalculated the War on Terror In the wake of 9/11, international terrorism has predictably become a thing to bandy about. Like many of my colleagues, I was attending numerous conferences and seminars as well as partaking in various research projects on the subject. Besides, a stroke of fate gave me a rare opportunity ...


EER Expert Discussion on Consequences of Russia-Ukraine Conflict for Geopolitical Situation

... Radicalization (EER), an international multimedia platform, held an online expert discussion on the consequences of Russia-Ukraine conflict for the geopolitical situation in various regions of the world and for the prospects of countering international terrorism and political radicalism On May 27, 2022, European Eye on Radicalization (EER), an international multimedia platform, held an online expert discussion on the consequences of Russia-Ukraine conflict for the geopolitical situation in various ...


Climate Change as a Threat Multiplier

... the CNA Military Advisory Board, the first group of U.S. generals and admirals to address national security implications of climate change. And the reason we characterize it as a threat multiplier is that it exacerbates other security threats, such as terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, geopolitical risks. We know that a warming planet, rising sea levels, thawing permafrost all lead to a greater planetary instability, which adds to other instabilities we now experience around the world. Do environmental ...


Russia’s War on Terror(ism)

... other international actors to fill the void left by the United States and map out a strategy for Central Asian stability. In the words of President Vladimir Putin of Russia , the US withdrawal has opened “a Pandora’s box full of problems related to terrorism, drug trafficking, organized crime and, unfortunately, religious extremism”. What if Afghanistan turns out to be a hotbed for international terrorism? Andrey Kazantsev: Prospects and Scenarios for Afghanistan: Russian and Chinese Interests ...


How the US Miscalculated the War on Terror

... completely eliminated. It is not. But at least Americans could feel safer compared to less lucky residents of Europe, not to mention the Middle East, North Africa or South Asia. On the other hand, US military engagements overseas aimed at containing terrorism fell short of initial expectations. The most recent fiasco in Afghanistan is a graphic illustration of a long-term track record that includes Iraq, Libya, Liberia, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria. Though president Barack Obama stated back in May of ...


Afghanistan Crisis: Security Problems for Russia and Central Asian States

... territorial unit in Afghanistan, as well as via ethnic terrorist groups with ties to Al-Qaeda. Russia inevitably perceives growing threats in Afghanistan and in Central Asia in the context of the above events. Interconnected threats of international terrorism in Central Asia, Afghanistan and the Middle East As the U.S. withdraws its troops and the civil war grows progressively bitter, the instability in Afghanistan is creating major security problems for Central Asian states. Even if we take the ...


Drones in the Hands of Terrorists: What Happens Then?

Inteview with Ardian Shajkovci, Director of the American Counterterrorism Targeting and Resilience Institute Ardian is a counter-terrorism researcher, lecturer and security analyst, with a field research experience in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Western Europe, the Balkans, Kenya, Somalia and Central Asia. Ardian is the ...


Terrorist Movements Today: Self-Radicalization and Symbiotic Relationship

Interview with Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism, prof. Christian Kaunert Professor Christian Kaunert is the Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism (EUCTER). He is the Chair of Policing and Security, as well as the Director of the International Centre for Policing and ...


After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

RIAC and ISPI Joint Report RIAC and ISPI Joint Report This Report brings together experts and scholars in an effort to ponder on possible post-pandemic trends in the Southern Mediterranean. The aim is to help readers navigate the future of the Southern Mediterranean region, by offering new insights and guidance to regional and non-regional governments, civil society, and the public at large. After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean , 1.2 Mb


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