Day: January 2, 2017

How to fight terrorism in the Donald Trump era

REPORT Daniel L. Byman Friday, December 30 Editor’s Note:Fighting terrorism has been at the top of the U.S. national-security agenda since 9/11, but the terrorism threat, and thus the appropriate means of counterterrorism, is often grossly misunderstood. Donald Trump must understand the changing nature of terrorism, revise U.S. policy in the […]

Christmas Tree in Aleppo

UN Security Council unanimously backs Syria peace plan By AFP – Dec 31,2016 – JORDAN TIMES   Syrians gather around a Christmas tree in Aleppo’s government controlled Aziziyah neighbourhood on Saturday (AFP photo by George Ourfalian)   UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a resolution […]