Post Tagged with: "ISIS"

Revenge of Zarqawi: The Islamic State Attacks in Iran

Revenge of Zarqawi: The Islamic State Attacks in Iran

From its inception, the Islamic State has focused on the Shi’a as the main enemy. The attack in Iran may serve to increase tensions in the already volatile Middle East.

‘Ungoverned Spaces?’ The Islamic State’s Challenge to (Post-)Westphalian ‘Order’

‘Ungoverned Spaces?’ The Islamic State’s Challenge to (Post-)Westphalian ‘Order’

To what extent can we maintain that the Westphalian ‘order’ is stable and lasting given the recurring evidence of the existence of ‘rogue,’ ‘weak,’ or ‘failed’ states?

A Critical Geopolitical Analysis of Elite’s Responses to Terrorist Attacks

A Critical Geopolitical Analysis of Elite’s Responses to Terrorist Attacks

Critical analysis is a valuable geopolitical framework to deconstruct, embody and historicize the features of the polarized world emerging from the Paris attacks.

Bombing Syria, Isis, and How We Got Here

Bombing Syria, Isis, and How We Got Here

The true ideological divide in the U.S. today is true democrats versus neo-colonialists.

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Tweets Matter. If Trump creates a perception of reality through informational sources that are not rigorous or complete, his positions will be deficient.

Indo-Saudi Relations under the Modi Government

Indo-Saudi Relations under the Modi Government

In recent years, India’s relations with Saudi Arabia have gained a new momentum due to shared financial and security interests in the region.

The Libya Political Agreement: Time for Reconsideration

The Libya Political Agreement: Time for Reconsideration

The agreement has been bedevilled with significant deficiencies from its onset. Its renegotiation is central to the ongoing peace process in Libya.

Understanding Syria’s Many Conflicts

Understanding Syria’s Many Conflicts

The Syrian war is not just one conflict, but several conflicts which interact with one another. Syria has become a quagmire in which nobody can win but all can lose.

Bureaucracy, Organisational Learning and Resilience: ISI 2008-12

Bureaucracy, Organisational Learning and Resilience: ISI 2008-12

IS’s predecessor, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), has previously proved resilient and capable of learning from and adapting to setbacks.

Islam and the Politics of Temporality: The Case of ISIS

Islam and the Politics of Temporality: The Case of ISIS

ISIS is not unique when it comes to the significance of temporality as issues pertaining to the past have been a constant factor in Islamic thought.

“Son of Lies”: History, Baghdadi and the Legacy of ISIS

“Son of Lies”: History, Baghdadi and the Legacy of ISIS

Whilst the ISIS effect will not disappear overnight, the power to doubt the divine sanction of a failing movement is significant.

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