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The Secret Strategies of Isis and Boko Haram in Libya

The new alliance of Boko Haram with Isis could further disrupt the fate of Libya. The terror groups have paved themselves a new path of jihadism to cinch control of the volatile North African region and its migration routes. The UN quickly held a meeting on 13 May in which …

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Africa
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Africa under the banner of Jihad

Terror’s future after the death of Bin Laden As the history of the twentieth and twenty-first century teaches us, Africa is a continent marked by wars of eternally warring factions, who side against one another committing – at times – the most horrendous crimes.What we are witnessing today in Africa are …

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Istanbul
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ISIS and terrorism : Istanbul attack

Suicide Bomb Attack in Center of Istanbul 2016 has just started and terrorism strikes again. This time in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday the 12th of January, where a suicide bomb attack killed ten people. The beauty of Istanbul ’s monuments mixes, on a quiet sunny morning around 10am local time, …

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Media and Terrorism: Don’t Play Their Game

The media have covered the Paris attacks with macabre precision. The BBC created a model of the inside of Bataclan, with arrows pointing to where the gunmen fired first and to the emergency exit through which the crowd tried to escape. Italian newspaper “La Stampa” reported the story of a …

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Paris
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Paris Attacks: How the World Reacted

Pray for Paris In what appears to be the deadliest terror attacks in France in many decades, at least 127 people were reported killed in Paris on Friday night as a series of deadly attacks was staged across the capital city. Some reports say another 200 were injured, as many as 80 seriously. Since …

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Somalia
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Massacres in Chad and Somalia. New acts of terrorism

Terror in Somalia and Chad New violences in Africa. Now it’s the time of Mogadishu, Somalia, where an armed group called Al Shabab has attacked a hotel in the heart of the capital of Somalia. Someone talks about twenty victims. And in the same hour in Chad there was another …

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ISIS
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The War of digital communication between Isis and the Egyptian army

The Battle of the Sinai. Isis on the one side, and Egypt on the other. And propaganda is at the centre of the media scene. Two opposing versions of the war fought around Sheick Zwuaid. The Isis’ video shows a blown up Egyptian military vehicle and a helicopter shot down, …

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Internet
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Internet and Terrorism: Tweeting for #Jihad

Internet has gradually changed the lives of people around the world: it has affected how we organize our everyday lives and revolutionized the ways people interact and communicate. The scale of the diffusion and adoption of the Internet transformed it in a typical ‘network good’: a good that becomes more valuable …

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The Military Balance 2015: The Weapons of Today, the Wars of Tomorrow

The Military Balance, provided by the IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies), is considered an authoritative assessment of global military capabilities and defence economics. The recently released 2015 edition offers a deep insight on complex geopolitical changes that have lately affected international relationships.  The most important fact underlined by the …

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Japan
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IS: Japan’s New Biggest Fear

The Islamic State – a radical Islamist group currently operating in Iraq and Syria released yet another atrocious video a week ago, this time showing the beheading of a Japanese hostage after demands for a $ 200million ransom in exchange for his life were not met by the Japanese government. …

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