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Is ISIS a Threat to the UK?

A new piece for my institutional home RUSI, looking at the threat from ISIS in the context of the history of the group. In the wake of the brutal Foley murder, there was a spike in media interest and I spoke on related topics to the… 1,282 more words


Pak-China Counter Terrorism Relations: Issues, Measures & Suggestions

Pakistan and China’s bilateral relationships are based on mutual economic as well as regional development interests. In spite of the security challenges in the region, these relationships are growing and expanding to embrace new areas of finding peace, securing borders and enhancing economic interests of both countries. 696 more words


U.S. researchers to study Canada's counter-terrorism efforts

Researchers from Denver and Maryland universities will be in Ottawa this fall trying to find out if Canada’s counter-terrorism policies are effective, part of a federally funded research initiative born from the Air India attack. 472 more words

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ICV’S response to National Security legislation


ICV’S response to National Security legislation

Saturday, August 9 2014

The Islamic Council of Victoria notes the announcement this week by the Prime Minister and the Attorney General relating to the proposed expansion of the National Security legislation, particularly the expanded powers of the security agencies with respect to the restriction on travel to certain regions and the reversing of the onus of proof on such travellers, in effect forcing them to prove that they have NOT engaged in some prohibited act, rather than the presumption of innocence that underpins our legal system. 510 more words


FRIDAY FOTO Extra (August 8, 20104)

Fall Guys

Special operations troops assigned to U.S. Southern Command track with their fellow parachutists from Colombia during an international free fall event at Fort Tolemaida, Colombia, July 30. 146 more words


AFRICA: Mali President on Northern Region's Woes

Completely Lawless.

Before heading home from the U.S.-Africa Business Forum that ended Wednesday (August 6), President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies… 167 more words

National Security And Defense

US Sanctions 2 Kuwait Al Ajmis for Raising Support for Al Nusra

From 7 August Arab Times

US Sanctions On 3 In Kuwait – ‘FUND EXTREMISTS’
WASHINGTON, Aug 6, (Agencies): The United States imposed sanctions on three men, two of them Kuwaiti, on Wednesday, accusing them of providing money, fighters and weapons to extremists in Iraq and Syria.
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