Nov 4 2011

GWOT weekly round-up (November 4)


The FBI revises its training on terrorism.

Iran & Israel

Juan Cole is sceptical about reports of a possible US/Israeli attack on Iran.

Barry Rubin agrees with him.

Tony Karon suggests that it is unlikely, but not impossible.

The Commentator endorses air strikes on Iran if it continues with a nuclear programme.

Simon Jenkins argues that an attack on Iran would be a disaster.

The Telegraph’s Con Coughlin disagrees, arguing that such an attack is necessary.

Michael Burleigh argues that Britain should not get involved in any US or Israeli action.

Jonathan Tobin argues that alternatives, such as renewed “engagement” have failed.

Naval Warfare

Jennifer Dyer argues that the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea is counterproductive.

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Adam Brown is editorial manager for the War on Terror blog series at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a BA in International Relations and a MSc in Human Rights with a focus on cyber security and rights.
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