What happens when policymakers and practitioners frame militancy as the consequence of psychological and social vulnerability, instead of a political choice? Is radicalisation really a quasi-medical phenomenon coming from exposure to extremist material, or it is a reaction to political injustice? 676 more words
Tags » Terrorism
It was Saturday, 21 September 2013, and I had just finished presenting the midday bulletin at our Nairobi studios when I read the first tweets about an apparent armed robbery taking place at Westgate shopping mall, across town. 892 more words
The Modi government is expected to give more attention to internal security.
He is expected to take some bold initiatives in setting up stronger counter-terrorism structure. 175 more words
Rant by Emmjay
It was tense at the Pig’s Arms this week with the news that the AFP and NSW coppers had saved one or two of our random population from suffering the fate of those unfortunate and now deceased westerners in the wrong place at the wrong time – anywhere in the Middle East. 634 more words