Post Tagged with: "War on Terror"

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

It is imperative that Congress maintains its careful attention to the rise of Boko Haram and takes all steps in its power to prevent an attack on American interests abroad or the US Homeland.

Documenting the ‘War on Terror’

Documenting the ‘War on Terror’

One of the most striking ways Anglo-American filmmakers have responded critically to the ‘war on terror’ is through a generic and stylistic turn to the production of documentaries, docudramas and dramatized documentaries.

The Duality of Syria: Civil War and The War on Terror

The Duality of Syria: Civil War and The War on Terror

Finding a conclusion to the civil war and the ‘War on Terror’ is reliant upon fulfilling the will of the Syrian people without letting them fracture to the point of continuing civil unrest.

The End of the War on Terror and the Future of US Public Diplomacy

The End of the War on Terror and the Future of US Public Diplomacy

It remains to be seen whether the end of the war on terror will impact conceptions of public diplomacy’s role as a central tool in the battle for ideas or as an essential part of diplomacy.

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

Obama recently gave a speech in which he tried to start a national discussion to redefine the nature of the struggle against al Qaeda and its affiliates. He said that this war had to have boundaries and, like all wars, must end.

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The dominant theme in the literature on the War on Terror is the assumption that the war and its discourses originated with the Bush administration. However, the War on Terror can actually be traced to earlier administrations, specifically those of Reagan and Clinton.

What Do We Really Know About Boko Haram?

What Do We Really Know About Boko Haram?

If the US gets involved in fighting Boko Haram, it could galvanise the support of anti-US movements. However, there are several conflicting narratives on Boko Haram. What is known about the sect is speculative, which highlights a need for empirical research.

Do the Roots of Violent Radicalisation Lie Where The UK Government Suspects They Do?

Do the Roots of Violent Radicalisation Lie Where The UK Government Suspects They Do?

‘The Roots of Violent Radicalisation’ report reviews the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy PREVENT. It identifies suspected places where radicalisation takes place despite there being little evidence to suggest that any of these forums drive the process.

Review – War Beyond the Battlefield

Review – War Beyond the Battlefield

David Grondin’s edited collection represents a variety of perspectives that aim to demonstrate that the locus of battle is not on the traditional battlefield in the War on Terror.

Where the Heck is Central Sulawesi and Why Should I Care?

Where the Heck is Central Sulawesi and Why Should I Care?

Sulawesi’s situation has the potential to turn into a Darfur or Southern Philippines-type conflict. The disturbing aspect of this conflict is that it is not on any radar screens in the west.

Reflecting on 9/11

Reflecting on 9/11

On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we must remember those innocent victims who lost their lives on that day and reflect on the much larger numbers of civilians and soldiers that have perished in the reactions to it.

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