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Four dead in NE Nigeria suicide bombing: police


AFP 10 hours ago

Borno state police spokesman Victor Isuku said the incident occurred when three bombers — a man and two women — tried to enter Umarari village just outside Maiduguri. 270 more words


Living dangerously - clearing Isis landmines in Mosul

This piece appeared in the Daily Telegraph magazine in February 2017. Photos by Sean Sutton, who doubles up as MAG’s spokesman. There is also an accompanying piece for the BBC’s  2,730 more words


IEDs Of My Life

The longer I am around this earth, the more often I shake my head at how my mind works. The idea for this blog came to me while thinking about our schedule for this past Sunday and an article I saw regarding how improvised explosive devices, IEDs, have taken the place of conventional land mines in warfare. 1,043 more words

Dealing With Changes In God's World

Post-Conflict Colombia: Demining The Battlefield

By W. Alejandro Sanchez Nieto and Brittney J. Figueroa. W. Alejandro is an international security analyst. Follow him on Twitter: @W_Alex_Sanchez. Brittney is a recent graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelors degree in Global Studies, and a Minor in Latin American Iberian Studies. 1,464 more words


Ancient Triggers


I know I am not alone. A number of us are being tested at present – in a very specific way: Triggers to past trauma are being activated. 484 more words

Daily Prompt

Precarious Security Situation in Afghanistan Gets Even Worse As Taliban Starts Coordinated Assault on Kunduz -- "Attacked from four directions"

Fighters engaged in battles with government forces in city that was briefly taken by the armed group a year ago.

 Reuters and Al Jazeera… 589 more words