Post Tagged with: "Terrorism"

The Next Front in a Very Long War

The Next Front in a Very Long War

War memorials are ways in which nations define the conflict for posterity and thus are intensely political in presence and purpose.

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.

Russians as Terrorist Victims

Russians as Terrorist Victims

If we are ever to co-exist in peace and with mutual understanding with Russia, we could begin by signalling that Russian victims of terrorism are no less important than others.

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.

Review – Fauda

Review – Fauda

At once familiar and revelatory for television-watching audiences, Fauda is one of the most realistic artistic portrayals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict available.

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

A humanistic re-interpretation of the Quran would be a crucial step towards vindicating Islam against its distortion and demonisation by hegemonic aspirants.

Transnational Terrorism

Transnational Terrorism

Terrorist groups are products of their time and, just everyday citizens, live in a globalised world. They are both shaped by globalisation and contribute to it by their actions.

Disrupting the ‘Conditional Selfhood’ of Threat Construction

Disrupting the ‘Conditional Selfhood’ of Threat Construction

It is essential to interrogate how representations of the homegrown threat in security practice may instead be influencing insecurity.

War through a Temporal Lens

War through a Temporal Lens

The unforeseeable future implicates the present but also the manner in which decisions in the present operate at the intersection of meaning in past and future.

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.

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Loretta Napoleoni discusses the finances of terror networks, the challenge of countering ISIS, and the attraction of China’s economic model for developing countries.

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