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 […]

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 […]

Terrorized Tunisia

TUNIS – The recent terror attack on Berlin’s Christmas market – which killed 12 and injured more than 50 – cast a pall over this year’s holiday celebrations across Europe. Viewed from Tunis, where I happened to be during the fallout, the attack has also had a major, albeit different, […]