Post Tagged with: "isis"

Paving the road to Kabul

Paving the road to Kabul

January 29, 2018 at 12:41 PM

President Trump, as Commander in Chief of the United States, put forward a long-awaited strategy for resolving the conflict in Afghanistan and tried to give a clear definition of ‘victory’ in the first of his statements marking the US policy on the embattled region. Soon after taking office in January 2017,Read More

Decapitating The Islamic State Won’t Work

Decapitating The Islamic State Won’t Work

May 7, 2015 at 7:44 PM

Unlike some historical experiences wherein decapitation strikes have been immensely effective, the Islamic State is an ideologically charged entity possessing a strong organizational apparatus that is not dependent upon one man. This multi-tier systemic resilience is the Islamic State’s strongest asset and poses the most dubious challenge to the Coalition that hopes to eliminate the threat posed by them.

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Norway: My Irresponsible Refuge?

April 21, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Fifteen years after my feet touched Norwegian soil, however, the Government is about to make it much tougher for many foreign nationals to immigrate to Norway. The timing for the imposition of these restrictions couldn’t be worse.

The Islamic State in Syria

The Islamic State in Syria

August 11, 2014 at 1:01 PM

The Islamic State. Does it shatter the dreams of a new Syria? Recent developments in international politics like the rising tensions in Eastern Ukraine and what might seem like the third Palestinian intifada have caused the argus-eyed international community to turn away from an ongoing conflict in the Levant that usedRead More

Source : Times of Israel.

The Crescent Has Been Spotted: Basics on the Shia crescent

July 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Used in academic writing and now by the media, Zahaan Khan seeks to explain what the Shia crescent is. A major development arising from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) capture of territories in Northern Iraq is that Iran was among the first to offer military support toRead More