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This man went head-to-head with ISIS sympathizers on social media and won

This piece originally appeared at the MIT Technology Review.

The two men pecked out messages on opposite sides of the country. “Yes the Islamic State was a fantasy in 2004, now look at it. 2,599 more words

ISIS or Frat Boys: The Case of Youngstown State University

(Photo Credit, Emily Wire, Youngstown OH)

Youngstown State University students in at the college’s campus in Youngstown, Ohio went to class Monday morning to find their collegiate signpost, “The Rock,” covered in pro-D’aesh propaganda Monday morning, featuring slogans such as “France Deserves Destruction,” “YSU Supports ISIS” and “We’re Coming.” 1,031 more words

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Vetting Syrian Refugees -- The Practical Issues

Bayard & Holmes

~ Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes

News and social media are awash with opinions and pseudo-facts about the Syrian refugees. One fact, though, is that hundreds of thousands of people are caught in a desperate situation between a Europe that is closing its doors and a country back home that is shattered into warring factions, some of which are sponsored by Titans with their own agendas. 1,172 more words


PM's £178 billion investment in national defences pledge

Writing in The Telegraph today, the Prime Minister pledges a £178 billion investment in our national defences.

Our national security depends on our economic security. Our renewed economic security means we can afford to invest further in our national security. 148 more words

CFOA Supports National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 23-29 November 2015

The recent attacks in France and Mali have once again brought home the real and ever present danger posed by terrorism. This week CFOA joins many organisations across the country in supporting National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week and promoting the steps than can be taken to help prevent an attack within the UK. 214 more words

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IS in shock as Paris attacks fail to establish world-wide caliphate

Leaked documents have revealed that IS is completely flummoxed over why the whole world hasn’t seen how brilliant Islamism is, in the wake of its latest attack. 269 more words


Current state of security in Europe

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My sincere apology for the long inactivity (since September, 2014). I wasn’t particularly spending sufficient time on the blog as I thought when I first created this. 1,757 more words