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, […]

Terrorism studies :

Time to think about terrorism – join February intake MM Murray McArthur         IBC ACADEMY Reply| Wed 12/14/2016 9:15 AM To: s We live in challenging times with many threats to our way of life.  If you’re interested in understanding the background to terrorism or involved in […]

How war drives terrorism

  Editors’ Note: Terrorist groups don’t emerge out of nowhere, and wars are perhaps the richest soil for seeding and growing violent groups of all stripes, writes Dan Byman. This post originally appeared in the Washington Post. Study after study has found no common profile of a terrorist. It is […]

How to face new waves of terrorism

Jun 19,2016 -JORDAN TIMES – Amer Al Sabaileh Every day, the new tactics of Daesh prove more efficient in achieving two major goals — conducting terrorist attacks and piling pressure on the security apparatuses of many countries. Since the declaration of “the caliphate”, security challenges around the world have taken on […]

Fighting terrorism in the cyberspace

SAAD AL-DOSARI Published — Tuesday 23 February 2016 As the world governments and security agencies are stepping up their efforts to fight online terrorism, terrorist groups are actively changing and upgrading their tactics. Social media platforms have become their open playgrounds they use to recruit fighters, to communicate between cells, […]

How to fight terrorism

Feb 14,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL In his Friday speech to the 52nd Munich Security Conference, His Majesty King Abdullah outlined his views on the manner in which terrorism can be fought, which should be holistic and global. “Failed states, conflict zones and sectarian divisions are fertile grounds for terrorism,” […]

Falling on deaf ears

Jan 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon used strong words against Israel’s latest plan to build yet 153 more housing units in the West Bank during a recent UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East. The UN head criticised Israel’s settlement activities, calling them “provocative […]