Post Tagged with: "ISIS"

Joint Military Force for the Arab League: Feasible or Not?

Joint Military Force for the Arab League: Feasible or Not?

With tensions rising in the region, the League requires a systematic approach to address security issues in terms of crisis prevention rather than merely crisis managing.

Recent Events in Russia May Encourage Separatism

Recent Events in Russia May Encourage Separatism

As the West struggles to formulate the next steps in response to the Ukraine crisis, it should also think about the possible development of separatism within Russia.

Islamic State and the Hypocrisy of Sovereignty

Islamic State and the Hypocrisy of Sovereignty

The extent to which IS challenges sovereignty depends on its future actions. Its conception of sovereignty cannot survive in the current world order of nation-states.

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Interview – Marina Ottaway

Marina Ottaway, senior scholar at Woodrow Wilson Center, talks about the fight against ISIS, US democracy promotion, prospects for Egypt, and secular parties in the Middle East.

Qui est Charlie?

Qui est Charlie?

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks some commentators have said that free speech should have no limits. In fact, it does – and nearly everyone agrees that it should.

ISIL, Ideology, and Islamic Militancy – Where is the Centre of Gravity?

ISIL, Ideology, and Islamic Militancy – Where is the Centre of Gravity?

The solution to the rise of ISIL lies in locating the ideology’s centre of gravity and strategizing its containment if not its demise.

Beyond Arms and Beards: Local Governance of ISIS in Syria

Beyond Arms and Beards: Local Governance of ISIS in Syria

Syria presents complex governance dynamics. Without investing in local dynamics alongside the international dynamics sustainability, anti-ISIS plans are doomed to fail.

The Forgotten: Pakistan’s Transgender Population, and the Islamic State

The Forgotten: Pakistan’s Transgender Population, and the Islamic State

ISIS’ in Pakistan poses a severe threat to LGBTQ Pakistanis. The debate over their presence, needs to be explained to include the safety and rights of LGBTQ populations.

The Islamic State and the Arab Tribes in Eastern Syria

The Islamic State and the Arab Tribes in Eastern Syria

Achieving the coalition’s objective of destroying ISIS will depend on not only hitting the right targets at the right time, but reaching out to Arab tribes as well.

Comparing Goals and Aspirations of National 
vs Transnational Islamist Movements

Comparing Goals and Aspirations of National 
vs Transnational Islamist Movements

National-based Islamist movements and transnational-based Islamist movements have different approaches to diverse political attitudes and religious value systems.

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