Tag Archives: ISIS

Nov 30 2015

Why we should oppose British air strikes against ISIL in Syria

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By Mary Kaldor and Rim Turkmani The threat of ISIL is too serious to be treated with a knee jerk response like air strikes as the British Prime Minister suggests. It is very difficult to understand why air strikes are … Continue reading

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Nov 19 2015

Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, and Paris

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By Richard English FBA  The appalling events in Paris on 13 November force us, once again, to think carefully about the paradoxically intimate relationship between terrorism and counter-terrorism. The immediate response we should all feel is one of horror at … Continue reading

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Nov 17 2015

The Paris Attacks

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By Patrice De Beer The morning after was horrible, like a moral, emotional hangover. Even for a former war correspondent who has covered too many wars and massacres, but who has, for the first time, witnessed shooting at a stone’s … Continue reading

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Oct 23 2014

Explaining the Riddle of Turkish Foreign Policy in Syria: Dilemmas, Risks and Limitations

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By Athanasios Manis Since the humanitarian crisis in Kobani made its way to world media outlets, the Turkish government has been under constant international and domestic pressure to either intervene militarily in saving Kobani and/or actively assist the overall anti-Islamic State US-led … Continue reading

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