Search: Terrorism,Security (4 materials)

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 ...


Asia-Pacific region needs joint security system

The Asia-Pacific region needs a joint reliable security system based on compliance with the international law and the principles of mutual respect, Russian Federation Council lawmaker Konstantin Kosachev said on Tuesday. "The region needs a reliable architecture of equal and indivisible security ...


A Lethal Threat

... agreements. Having suffered from terrorism, Russia will remain an energetic contributor to antiterrorist action, concentrating on the North Caucasus and adjacent Central Asian states, i.e. Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and other countries. Is Terrorism a Permanent Threat to International Security? Photo: Reuters / Saeed Ali Achakzai The new century opened with unprecedented acts of terror that for some time united the world challenged by the global threat of Islamist terrorism. However, terrorism has been known to attract special attention ...


Transatlantic Homeland Security and collective action

... the adversary relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. As the possibility of a major power declined dramatically, large military organizations with the primary mission of fighting interstate war became somewhat redundant. The new security challenges that arose, be they international terrorism, illegal immigration, human trafficking, cyber-security or ethnic conflicts, all required new or modified instruments to combat them. Modern terrorists are flexible in their movement and in their operational planning. They easily change location,...


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