Merkel calls for joint efforts with Russia to battle Islamist terrorism

   Reuters International FEB 18, 2017 –  German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (reuters_tickers) MUNICH (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Europe’s ties with Russia remained challenging, but it was important to […]

Government doesn’t investigate human rights claims against Saudi Arabia before selling arms

Exclusive: Officials only come to an ‘overall judgement’ on whether weapons sold will be used to breach laws Joe Watts Political Editor @JoeWatts_ The Government does not make judgments over whether countries like Saudi Arabia have violated international humanitarian laws in specific cases before granting arms exports to them. Ministers have admitted they […]

German ministers agree tougher rules for migrants posing security risk

   Reuters International JAN 10, 2017 –  Immigrants are escorted by German police to a registration centre, after crossing the Austrian-German border in Wegscheid near Passau, Germany, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (reuters_tickers) BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s interior and justice ministers, representing the two blocs in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling […]

Looming new threats

Jan 08,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Amer Al Sabaileh Daesh shifted technically and tactically its method of carrying out terrorist operations in Istanbul; moreover, the assailant attacked at a vital time, New Year’s Eve celebrations, in spite of the warnings and the security measures that had been taken to face such […]

The ISIS Istanbul Reina Night Club Attack: A Lesson In What Happens When One Invites Cannibals To Dinner

01/02/2017 Ahmet S Yayla Professor & Deputy Director International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) Anne Speckhard Director, International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry – Georgetown University   ISIS attacked again in Turkey, this time on New Year’s Eve in the […]