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Critically Evaluate How The Construction Of The War On Terror As A 'War' Has Shaped US Counterterrorism.

Following the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration carefully selected a certain vocabulary to convey the attacks to the US public and the rest of the world. 3,596 more words

HOMELAND/NATIONAL SECURITY: Vickers on Counter Terrorism

Counter Terrorism Strategy.

The Pentagon’s top intelligence adviser says terrorists in Syria, Yemen and the wild region along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border still pose the greatest threat to U.S. 481 more words

National Security And Defense

Counterterrorism Intelligence Collaboration: Lessons from the Boston Bombing and VIA Rail Plot

by Rohan Gunaratna and Cleo Haynal

The Boston bombing and VIA Rail Plot which occurred within a week of each other in April 2013
highlight the continued need for intelligence collaboration between countries to meet the threat of… 1,413 more words

Counter Terrorism

China's Domestic Insurgency

New piece for my institutional home RUSI, looking at Xinjiang again. Been travelling in the region, so more to come soon.

China’s Domestic Insurgency… 947 more words


AROUND AFRICA: Nigeria bombing, missing school girls; EU Anti-Piracy

Kaduna bombings.

Scores of people are reported killed by a pair of explosions in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna. Police say one of the bombs apparently targeted a moderate Muslin cleric who has criticized the Muslim extremist group, Boko Haram, the… 650 more words

National Security And Defense

Blacklisted: The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist | The Intercept

If you’ve been reading this blog, you’re probably already suspect. If you want to know how the government-mind works, take a look at the guidebook for placing people on a watchlist. 191 more words

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