... only in northeastern Syria, on the territory of Syria itself, but in the Middle East as a whole," he
during a press conference following the 19
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
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 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.
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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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?
Prospects and Scenarios for Afghanistan: Russian and Chinese Interests
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
Interview with Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism, prof. 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 ...
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
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