extremism

The truth about US involvement in Syria is far more complicated than Donald Trump wants you to think

In April, I entered Deir Hafer. Isis had just fled for their lives, leaving their infamous black flags, crucifixion posts, arms factories and black-painted Islamic courtrooms still intact. And yet Washington still maintains that the Syrians don’t fight Isis Robert Fisk Beirut @indyvoices A member of the Syrian pro-government forces carries an Isis […]

Switzerland: NEW INTELLIGENCE CATEGORY: Ninety people identified as being ‘at risk’ of jihadism

MAY 2, 2017 – The intelligence service, headquartered in Bern, released the new category and figures as part of its annual report. (Keystone) Switzerland’s intelligence service has created a new category for identifying and describing the estimated 90 individuals who could have connections to terrorist activity. The new “at risk” […]

What the history of Greece can tell us about the fight against Isis

Modern Greece and its crises were shaped by the legacy of a violent conflict in the post-war years – an atrocity long forgotten as the fight to stabilise the Middle East distracts our leaders Robert Fisk @indyvoices Thursday 2 February 2017 184 https://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FTheIndependentOnline%2F&width=450&layout=button&action=like&size=large&show_faces=false&share=false&height=35&appId=235586169789578 Click to follow The Independent Online Golden Dawn supporters […]