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Torture should be investigated, but within context

There have been some very interesting articles through the last week on the moral judgement of the use of torture. This has followed the release by the US intelligence committee report on it. 811 more words


Counterterrorism Conundrum

Rethinking Security Policy in Australia and Southeast Asia

By Joseph Chinyong Liow  December 17, 2014

A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe where other were being held in central… 1,010 more words

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The Cuban anti terrorist heroes free now from US gaols

by Nick Wright

With the exchange of a US spy for the remaining three Cuban anti terrorist agents held in US gaols – coupled with the restoration of diplomatic relations – President Obama has gone some way to diminish his country’s pariah status. 316 more words



#AceWorldNews – AUSTRALIA:Dec.18 – Australian police late Thursday searched several properties across Sydney as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation, AFP reported.

However, the raids were not related to the deadly cafe siege earlier this week, 32 more words


Australian Police Raid Properties, Not Related to Siege: Authorities

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SYDNEY — Australian police are conducting raids across Sydney, officials said on Thursday, though the operation is not related to a cafe siege this week that resulted in the death of two hostages. 131 more words

Killing Al-Baghdadi: the end of the Caliphate or part of the narrative?

“IS and all jihadis believe that there is going to be war until the day of reckoning. A Caliphate will be re-constituted before the end times. 108 more words


What Is the Impact of the CIA Report?

What Is the Impact of the CIA Report? Council on Foreign Relations. Karen J. Greenberg et al. December 12, 2014

The long-awaited Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s controversial detention and interrogation program has placed U.S. 52 more words

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